Patent & Trade Mark
Attorneys
John Hogan
John Hogan
Senior Associate


Level 23, 44 Market St
Sydney NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
Tel +61 2 8231 1007
Fax +61 2 8231 1099
Recent Publications
26 Oct 2012
Have you found yourself in a situation where a competitor has a patent or design that is causing you concern? Perhaps you have received a cease and desist letter from a competitor raising allegations of infringement. If so then there are a number of options that you should consider and which we can assist you with.

24 Sep 2012
Have you found yourself in a situation where a competitor has a patent or design that is causing you concern? Perhaps you have received a cease and desist letter from a competitor raising allegations of infringement. If so then there are a number of options that you should consider and which we can assist you with.
John is a Senior Associate of FB Rice and has practised in the fields of mechanical and general engineering patents for over 10 years. John's practice covers the protection of IP rights for his clients, as well as advice and design guidance on the avoidance of infringement of competitor IP rights.
 
John's time in-house and in private practice has provided him with hands-on experience working with engineers in Australia and China to develop design modifications for the avoidance of competitor IP. John has also worked closely with foreign attorneys in a number of major jurisdictions, including the US and Europe, on gaining clearance of IP infringement prior to launch of new products.
 
John's clients describe him as having a "thorough knowledge of the patent system", and say that his advice is "pragmatic and easy to understand", "timely and accurate", and "anchored by a clear understanding of their technology".
 
Prior to entering the patent profession, John gained industry experience in road pavement design and construction, pavement management systems and the operation and maintenance of related equipment and machinery. He has also been an Officer in the Royal Australian Artillery with experience in the operation and maintenance of sophisticated electromechanical military ordinance and equipment. John holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of NSW, majoring in Geotechnical and Construction Engineering.
 
John is a registered Australian Patent Attorney.
Education
  • Master of Industrial Property from the University of Technology, Sydney
  • Bachelor of Engineering (civil) from the University of NSW
Key Areas of Expertise
  • Mining and minerals processing
  • Alternative energy  
  • Automotive
  • Water and wastewater treatment and processing
  • Civil infrastructure and construction
  • Agricultural machinery, livestock handling equipment and veterinary apparatus

Industry Focus

Professional Affiliations
  • Registered Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand
  • Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
  • Member of Asian Patent Attorney Association
  • Member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand