Sarah is a registered Patent and Trade Mark Attorney with an extensive educational background in chemical engineering, mathematics and statistics. In the process of qualifying as a patent attorney, she worked on a wide variety of subject matter, including manufacturing and processing equipment, mining processes, food products and production, oil refinery, extraction techniques and process equipment, building materials and solar panels.
Sarah has experience advising overseas clients on matters relating to the Australian patent system, as well as extensive drafting experience covering innovation patents, standard patents and PCT applications.
Between 2010 and 2012, Sarah worked as a Patent Examiner, working with a very broad range of mechanical patent applications (National and PCT) including mining equipment and processes, construction and excavation equipment, household items, clothing, building accessories and machine tools.
Sarah has been a guest lecturer at Melbourne University, Chemical Engineering Department, providing an Introduction to Intellectual Property to final year students, including a standing invitation to provide this lecture on a yearly basis.
Sarah is a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney.