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Every idea has the
potential to change
the future

At FPA, we focus on two areas of intellectual property – patents and designs. We are the only Intellectual Property firm in Australia with this degree of specialisation.

FPA’s clients truly value the deep expertise that our attorneys are known for. We use our expertise to bring insights, solve problems and co-create custom solutions.

Latest Insights & Firm News — 31 October 2023

Food for thought – patent protection in the area of cellular agriculture

Cellular agriculture is a rapidly developing field of food innovation, aimed at using biotechnology to generate food and drink products in the lab. As the world faces growing food security challenges, the cellular agriculture industry is predicted to grow to meet these challenges. With this in mind, this article discusses patenting opportunities and considerations for cellular agriculture inventions.

Latest Insights & Firm News — 26 October 2023

Plastic recycling – challenges and opportunities for innovation

Plastic waste is a growing problem. Increasing environmental awareness, international plastic waste import bans, and local bans on exporting plastic are driving the need for innovative ways of dealing with plastic waste, and in particular soft plastic.

Latest Insights & Firm News — 24 October 2023

Eleven patent attorneys recognised in MIP IP Stars 2023

FPA has again achieved Tier 1 ranking for Patent Prosecution with 11 of its patent attorneys recognised in this year’s MIP IP Stars 2023 list.

Latest Insights & Firm News — 1 August 2023

Breaking down batteries: current approaches and trends in Li-ion battery recycling

The predicted future growth of electrification will result in an increasing demand for critical minerals used in battery manufacture.

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We'll protect your idea
like it was our own

Whilst FPA are registered to practice in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, we also have extensive experience in the Southeast Asian (SEA) patent market where we provide superior outcomes for clients when navigating this burgeoning and increasingly important region.

A major focus for FPA has been to use our skills and experience to substantially improve the efficiency and outcomes of patent prosecution in this part of the world.

What else we do

We do more than just prosecute.

FPA has cultivated deep relationships with incubators and investors, such that we are often the first port of call as part of the due diligence process when they are looking to invest in a new start-up.

Our attorneys are also heavily involved in contentious matters, whether these are directly between parties, at the patent office or providing assistance to lawyers before the Courts.

We have experts in Plant Breeder’s Rights and Plant Patents. We also provide global renewals management services.


Deep expertise through thought leadership:
Australia: A key destination for life science patent filings

Awards & Recognitions

FPA Patent Attorneys Firm of the Year Patent Prosecution

News & Insights

Distinguished, insightful and focused

Read the latest articles by our Patent Attorneys on recent developments in patent law and practice.

About us

More than a patent attorney

Whether it’s the creation, management, enforcement or commercialisation of your intellectual property rights, our purpose is to efficiently deliver an individualised client service offering to exceed expectations.

FPA comprises a large, energetic, experienced and diverse team of patent attorneys qualified in a range of science and engineering disciplines.

Further, our patent attorneys generally have industry or postdoctoral experience in their respective fields of expertise and an interest in continuing education in these fields, which means that they are well placed to understand innovative technical concepts and to translate them into IP specifications.

FPA is an independent, top-tier, Australian based, private incorporated registered attorney firm and a member of the QANTM Group. For more information on the QANTM Group and members of the Group, please visit Ownership Structure or QANTM IP.


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We look forward to hearing from you

To assist you further, be it in the services or expertise we provide, career offerings or an administrative task, please contact your closest office.

Whilst our attorneys are primarily located in Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore, they are available for video conference calls and are regularly travelling interstate and overseas.

FPA office locations


Level 19, South Tower
80 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


10 Collyer Quay
#40-53 Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315


Suite 2, Level 9
275 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

FPA mail delivery

Please send all Australia mail to:

Level 19, South Tower
80 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Please send all Singapore mail to:

10 Collyer Quay
#40-53 Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315

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