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.

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Steve Gledhill

Partner

Steve Gledhill
"At FB Rice we have a number of high calibre European Qualified Attorneys who are also registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorneys. These attorneys have many years’ experience successfully securing strong IP rights and translating Australian and New Zealand patenting issues to clients filing from or into Europe and the United Kingdom."
"At FB Rice we have a number of high calibre European Qualified Attorneys who are also registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorneys. These attorneys have many years’ experience successfully securing strong IP rights and translating Australian and New Zealand patenting issues to clients filing from or into Europe and the United Kingdom."
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
29 March 2019
FB Rice and Steve Gledhill win at Australian Financial Review’s Client Choice Awards
Wednesday 27th March 2019 marked a memorable evening for FB Rice; a group of staff were thrilled to attend the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Client Choice Awards in Melbourne. These awards recognise the services provided by professional service firms, like lawyers, accountants, consulting engineers and patent attorneys. Research is independently conducted by Beaton, and is the only client-voted professional services awards in the world.
Wednesday 27th March 2019 marked a memorable evening for FB Rice; a group of staff were thrilled to attend the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Client Choice Awards in Melbourne. These awards recognise the services provided by professional service firms, like lawyers, accountants, consulting engineers and patent attorneys. Research is independently conducted by Beaton, and is the only client-voted professional services awards in the world.
John Landells

Partner

John Landells
John Landells is a partner in the Melbourne Chemistry team. John is a registered Patent Attorney and Legal Practitioner in Australia and New Zealand. He is also an elected councillor of the Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (IPTA) of Australia. John has also been recognised in Intellectual Asset Management’s World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2019.
 
 
John Landells is a partner in the Melbourne Chemistry team. John is a registered Patent Attorney and Legal Practitioner in Australia and New Zealand. He is also an elected councillor of the Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (IPTA) of Australia. John has also been recognised in Intellectual Asset Management’s World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2019.
 
 
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.
Plugging the Holes: Swiss Claims in Australia
Switzerland is famous for its cheeses, particularly Emmental, a cheese characterised by its holes as much as its taste. Although not quite equally famous, Switzerland was also responsible for the creation of the so-called Swiss form of patent claim. This claim was formulated to overcome the problem of validly claiming methods of treatment of humans and animals.
Switzerland is famous for its cheeses, particularly Emmental, a cheese characterised by its holes as much as its taste. Although not quite equally famous, Switzerland was also responsible for the creation of the so-called Swiss form of patent claim. This claim was formulated to overcome the problem of validly claiming methods of treatment of humans and animals.