Brett Lunn
Managing Partner

Tel: +61 2 8231 1019


  • Sydney

Brett Lunn is the managing partner of FB Rice, and one of Australia’s most experienced and pragmatic intellectual property specialists.

Having moved largely to an advisory capacity in recent years, Brett specialises in providing strategic advice in the corporate sphere, advising a range of businesses from corporations and SMEs to start-ups and research institutions. He has been recognised in Intellectual Asset Management’s World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, as boasting technical knowledge far broader than his polymer physics training would suggest. Brett was recognised in the IAM Global Leaders list 2021, 2022; IAM's 300 Strategy list 2021-2024; and has been endorsed in the IAM Prosecution recommended list for each year since 2018.


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  • PhD in Polymer Physics, University of Technology Sydney
  • Graduate Diploma in Industrial Property, University of Technology Sydney
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics, Macquarie University

Industry Expertise

  • Photovoltaics
  • Batteries
  • Medical bionics
  • Biomaterials
  • Orthopaedic implants
  • Cardiovascular grafts and stents
  • Drug delivery systems

Professional Affiliations

  • President - Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF)
  • Fellow - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Member - International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Member - Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
  • Member - Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
  • Member - Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)
  • Member - Institute of Materials Engineering Australasia (IMEA)
  • Member - AusMedtech National Advisory Committee