Patricia Tyler

Patent Administrator , Sydney | Team Leader (Patent Administration)

Direct +61 2 8267 3910

patricia.tyler@fpapatents.com

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Patricia supervises the Australian and New Zealand IP administration team in the Sydney office. She currently assists principals and associates in the day to day management of patent and design portfolios.

Patricia rejoined FPA Patent Attorneys in 2015 and has worked entirely in the industry for over 26 years. She has held a number of senior administrative positions and is responsible for preparation and filing of all Australian/New Zealand patent applications, preparation of design drawings and filing on eservices and formalities associated with Australian and New Zealand patent and design applications.

Recently Patricia has taken on dealing with the formalities and other requirements connected with filing, examination, allowance and issuance of patents and designs in countries around the world, including handling of European allowance and validation.

Patricia's extensive experience ensures clients receive immediate action and high level support on all levels of patent and design applications, and she is always looking at opportunities to improve workflow processes.

Areas of expertise

  • Supervising the Australian and New Zealand IP team
  • Expertise in design applications using several software programs to ensure all drawings meet Australian design regulations
  • Knowledge of local Patent and Design office initiatives and legislative and technical changes
  • Preparation and filing of new applications
  • Client special instruction communications and requirements
  • Advising clients of filing requirements and cost estimates
  • Requesting examination
  • Renewals experience
  • Handling of client portfolios (takeovers)
  • Adherence to all formalities

Patricia is also focused on implementing continuous improvement initiatives and maintaining quality for the Australian and New Zealand and Foreign IP team.

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