Excited to learn of leading-edge technologies and to see new ideas applied to solve problems.
Having studied business and engineering, Dean was initially attracted to IP, and in particular the patent field, by the inherent intersection between business and technology.
In addition to his studies, Dean has hands on experience with IP commercialisation and technology transfer, and has previously worked in high voltage construction. From this base, Dean is able to advise clients from an understanding of the commercial context of IP.
Dean’s practice covers drafting and prosecuting patents across a wide variety of technologies in the control systems, robotics, electronics and software spaces. His clients range from small domestic entities to large international corporations and he has been commended by many for providing exemplary client service.
He also has experience providing advice to start up companies, particularly in relation to freedom to operate and licensing discussions.
Dean is able to provide advice on the patentability of computer implemented inventions and raise potential issues with manner of manufacture requirements.
- CSE Uniserve Power Engineering Prize, 2019
- Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Electrical Engineering, University of Technology Sydney
- Bachelor of Business, University of Technology Sydney
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney
- Master of Intellectual Property Law, University of Technology, Sydney
- Registered Trans-Tasman Patent Attorney
- Institute of Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)