Patent & Trade Mark
Attorneys
We are
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.

For specific information on our Asia Pacific capability, click here.
One door to South East Asia
For a seamless service for filing and prosecuting patent and trade mark applications in South East Asia, click here.
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."
FB Rice trade marks team recognised by WTR 1000
FB Rice trade marks team recognised by WTR 1000
FB Rice trade marks team recognised by WTR 1000
20 November 2019
The benefit of a hearing in intellectual property prosecution
In a recent hearing FB Rice succeeded in getting an Examiner’s objections to acceptance of a patent application overturned on behalf of its client, Aqseptence Group Pty Ltd.
In a recent hearing FB Rice succeeded in getting an Examiner’s objections to acceptance of a patent application overturned on behalf of its client, Aqseptence Group Pty Ltd.
Sarah Glasson

Associate

Sarah Glasson
Sarah Glasson is an associate in our Sydney Engineering team and has 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 Glasson is an associate in our Sydney Engineering team and has 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.
 
08 February 2018
FB Rice Trade Marks team ranked Tier 1 for Prosecution - MIP
For the fourth year in a row, our Trade Marks team has been ranked Tier 1 for Trade Marks prosecution by Managing Intellectual Property. The IP STARS survey is recognised by the IP industry globally as a key benchmark for the industry.
For the fourth year in a row, our Trade Marks team has been ranked Tier 1 for Trade Marks prosecution by Managing Intellectual Property. The IP STARS survey is recognised by the IP industry globally as a key benchmark for the industry.
New Zealand to introduce a one-year grace period
New Zealand looks set to introduce a new one-year grace period into the Patents Act 2013 after ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on 25 October 2018.
New Zealand looks set to introduce a new one-year grace period into the Patents Act 2013 after ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on 25 October 2018.