PATENT AND TRADE MARKS ATTORNEY (AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND)
Melanie works in all aspects of IP law, including patents, trade marks and designs. Under supervision, Melanie has been drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications in various areas of technology, including chemistry, agriculture and animal husbandry, medical or veterinary science, and mechanical inventions.
Prior to joining the profession, Melanie spent nearly 17 years at Mars Petcare in Australia in various research and development roles and as part of the in-house intellectual property team where she provided IP support and guidance to the research and development teams.
Melanie holds a Master of Applied Science (Research) from Central Queensland University and a Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Melanie prides herself on her customer service and forming lasting relationships with clients.