Although she may only be recently qualified, Melanie has almost 10 years of experience in the intellectual property (“IP”) field. Prior to joining Kings, she spent more than eight years working at Mars Australia as part of their in-house legal team providing IP support and guidance before making the move to IP professional services and being part of two Brisbane legal practices.
Her technical experience is broad ranging, from research at the Agricultural and Wine Science School at Charles Sturt University to being a food scientist in the pet care industry. Melanie’s experience with Mars Australia as first a food scientist and then as part of their in-house legal team inspired her move into IP.
Melanie practices in all areas of IP law, including patent, trade marks and designs, and prides herself on forging and maintaining long-lasting relationships with clients.
Design or Patent Protection – Which One Do I Need? Generally speaking, the basic difference between the two is that a registered design protects the overall appearance of a product whereas a patent protects the way an invention works – its functionality. It is therefore
Seeking Patent Attorney or Trainee Patent Attorney Kings Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys (https://kingsip.com.au) is a boutique patent and trade mark firm based in Brisbane. We specialise in helping businesses and individuals obtain high-quality patents, trade marks and registered designs. Our clients range from multi-national