Patent & Trade Mark
Attorneys
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Experts in Navigating IP in the Asia Pacific Region
Thanks to many years of global experience, FB Rice has a network of trusted advisors in most key jurisdictions. We turn to those advisors when assisting our clients to promote their interests.

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Brett Lunn

Managing Partner

Brett Lunn
“FB Rice has a long and strong tradition of assisting Australian entities with their patent, trade mark and IP strategy needs. The R&D Tax Incentive is relevant to many of these existing clients, and hence FB Rice sees a strong synergy between our existing service offerings and our new R&D Tax Consulting group”.
“FB Rice has a long and strong tradition of assisting Australian entities with their patent, trade mark and IP strategy needs. The R&D Tax Incentive is relevant to many of these existing clients, and hence FB Rice sees a strong synergy between our existing service offerings and our new R&D Tax Consulting group”.
Tobacco on the back foot?
With Europe’s tobacco-products legislation moving forward, Lisa Neilson reviews the lessons learned from Australia’s earlier action.
With Europe’s tobacco-products legislation moving forward, Lisa Neilson reviews the lessons learned from Australia’s earlier action.
12 September 2016
Update | Extension of term on 'Swiss-style' pharmaceutical claims
In August 2015, we reported on a decision of the Australian Patent Office dealing with three applications by Abbvie Biotechnology for extensions of term to its Australia Patents 2012261708, 2013203420 and 2013257402 on the basis of ‘Swiss-Style’ claims.
In August 2015, we reported on a decision of the Australian Patent Office dealing with three applications by Abbvie Biotechnology for extensions of term to its Australia Patents 2012261708, 2013203420 and 2013257402 on the basis of ‘Swiss-Style’ claims.
Jacqueline Warner

Associate

Jacqueline Warner
Jacqueline’s doctorate involved research on biosynthetic models for the formation of naturally occurring anti-malarial and prostaglandin-like compounds.
 
Jacqueline is a registered Australian Patent Attorney.
Jacqueline’s doctorate involved research on biosynthetic models for the formation of naturally occurring anti-malarial and prostaglandin-like compounds.
 
Jacqueline is a registered Australian Patent Attorney.
15 September 2016
Tickets available for ATC16 Showcase & Awards Events
Tickets are now available to the ATC16 Showcase & Awards Events in October and November! This is a great opportunity to celebrate innovation in Australian industry.
Tickets are now available to the ATC16 Showcase & Awards Events in October and November! This is a great opportunity to celebrate innovation in Australian industry.
Is 'the' purpose for undertaking R&D in industry the same as the 'Dominant' Purpose?
The decision in another AAT case dealing with the R&D Tax Incentive was released on the 22nd of January 2016 highlighting the increased audit and compliance activity by Innovation Australia (through AusIndustry) and the Australian Taxation Office (‘ATO’) in this area.
The decision in another AAT case dealing with the R&D Tax Incentive was released on the 22nd of January 2016 highlighting the increased audit and compliance activity by Innovation Australia (through AusIndustry) and the Australian Taxation Office (‘ATO’) in this area.