Speaking recently at a business event in London, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, in response to being asked whether he would introduce an equivalent of the UK’s patent box scheme, indicated that the Federal government was considering a patent box scheme.
John has many years’ experience dealing with all aspects of intellectual property law with a focus on cross-border patent litigation across a range of industries including life sciences, resources, and digital technologies. John has a technical as well as legal background which helps him navigate often complex technologies.
John has acted in a number of leading cases in the Federal Court in recent years. He also has considerable expertise in advising leading corporates on strategic IP management. He is a recognised leader in his field.
Chambers Asia-Pacific notes John’s "outstanding client service, in-depth technical knowledge and understanding, communication and the ability to simplify complex matters."
John has had an outstanding success rate over the last ten years including:
John has been active in establishing Gilbert + Tobin’s g+t<i> group including coordinating filing of patent applications for some of the firm’s legal technology innovations.
He has lectured extensively at a number of universities on a range of intellectual property subjects and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
John has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) and is also a registered Patent Attorney.
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