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

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Patrick McManamny
"The pharmaceutical patent landscape is complex and constantly evolving. At FB Rice, we work with our clients to ensure they are aware of these changes and their effect on their business and goals, whether this is obtaining patent rights or being aware of, or avoiding, third party rights."
"The pharmaceutical patent landscape is complex and constantly evolving. At FB Rice, we work with our clients to ensure they are aware of these changes and their effect on their business and goals, whether this is obtaining patent rights or being aware of, or avoiding, third party rights."
Holes in Australian Swiss claims - plugged in 2020
For applicants it remains critical to ensure that properly formulated Swiss claims and MOT claims are included during the prosecution of a patent application.
For applicants it remains critical to ensure that properly formulated Swiss claims and MOT claims are included during the prosecution of a patent application.
30 November 2018
Alan Lee “green entrepreneur” and founder of Singapore-based company Elmich makes international headlines
FB Rice congratulates Alan Lee and Elmich on two significant points of international recognition for the Singapore-based SME. Elmich which operates with offices in Malaysia, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the United States, recently gained international recognition in laying the foundation for a more sustainable ecosystem; a leading provider of state-of-the-art and ecologically-minded urban landscaping, drainage, and storm water management solutions.
FB Rice congratulates Alan Lee and Elmich on two significant points of international recognition for the Singapore-based SME. Elmich which operates with offices in Malaysia, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the United States, recently gained international recognition in laying the foundation for a more sustainable ecosystem; a leading provider of state-of-the-art and ecologically-minded urban landscaping, drainage, and storm water management solutions.
Andrew Lee

R&D Tax Analyst

Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee is a R&D tax consultant at FB Rice Melbourne. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science from Deakin University. In obtaining his qualifications, he has developed the ability to engage with regulatory language and understand current developments in a wide range of scientific fields. Andrew aims to make industry involvement in research and development more viable by helping clients access available incentives.

Andrew Lee is a R&D tax consultant at FB Rice Melbourne. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science from Deakin University. In obtaining his qualifications, he has developed the ability to engage with regulatory language and understand current developments in a wide range of scientific fields. Andrew aims to make industry involvement in research and development more viable by helping clients access available incentives.

20 November 2018
Winner | Trademark Firm of the Year 2018 | Asia IP Awards
Michael Seifried was proud to accept the award for ‘Australian Trademark Firm of the Year’ on behalf of FB Rice, at the recent Asia IP Awards in New Dehli.
Michael Seifried was proud to accept the award for ‘Australian Trademark Firm of the Year’ on behalf of FB Rice, at the recent Asia IP Awards in New Dehli.
Patents of beauty
The words ‘beauty’ and ‘patents’ are rarely used together, unless you are talking to some passionate patent attorneys. Similarly, advertising the use of ‘chemistry’ or ‘chemicals’ in the manufacture of beauty products or cosmetics is rather unlikely. However, the three – chemistry, cosmetics and patents – constitute a successful formula that has been working for well over a century.
The words ‘beauty’ and ‘patents’ are rarely used together, unless you are talking to some passionate patent attorneys. Similarly, advertising the use of ‘chemistry’ or ‘chemicals’ in the manufacture of beauty products or cosmetics is rather unlikely. However, the three – chemistry, cosmetics and patents – constitute a successful formula that has been working for well over a century.