As Managing Partner, Brett Lunn is guiding FB Rice in its drive to become the intellectual property (IP) adviser of choice for Australian and global companies. Rather than viewing IP in isolation, Brett is highly regarded for his ability to understand and advise on IP protection in the context of the client’s whole business strategy.
Brett is a registered Australian Patent and Trade Marks Attorney. He is based in our Sydney office, but spends a significant amount of time in both our Perth and Melbourne offices.
27 Feb 2017
Goodbye Alice? Proposed changes to US subject matter eligibility test move away from recent court decisions
A recent proposal by the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) to amend 35 U.S.C. § 101 could bring positive change to applicants attempting to acquire patent rights for computer implemented inventions in the US.
15 Jul 2016
US Senator Hatch accuses Australia of stealing American patents and will not accept anything less than a 12 year data exclusivity term
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back in the news, today, with US Senator Orrin Hatch accusing Australia of wanting to steal American patents.