Jonathan is a Director of our Patents practice and is a registered Patent Attorney.
Jonathan has worked extensively with all types of registerable IP rights. While Jonathan has vast experience in patents, trade marks and designs, he specialises in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications including providing infringement and validity opinions and infringement and validity searches. His background is extensive in the chemical and mechanical engineering fields, including; minerals processing, extractive metallurgy, industrial processes, medical devices, mechanical devices, computer-implemented systems and methods, and packaging technology.
Jonathan has a degree in metallurgical engineering from RMIT and a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town. Prior to entering the field of intellectual property, Jonathan worked in many aspects of the mining and minerals industry, from production at Ernest Henry Mining and Australian Refined Alloys, research at the University of Cape Town, to consulting at JKTech.
Prior to working in private practice, Jonathan worked as a Patent Examiner at IP Australia in Canberra.