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Charles Berman
  • English
  • Afrikaans

Tel: +61 2 8231 1045


  • Sydney
  • Perth
  • Paramatta

Charles Berman is a partner in our Sydney engineering team and the head of our Mining & Construction team.

Inspired by the journey an invention takes from an idea to a commercially viable product, Charles combined his engineering training with his interest in law and became a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney. Charles has been recognised as an IP Star for patent prosecution in Managing Intellectual Property in 2018, 2019 and 2020.


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  • Diploma in Intellectual Property Law, The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys (IPTA)
  • BProc law degree, University of South Africa
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Industry Expertise

  • All aspects of mining and resources equipment, machinery and processes including detection of hydrocarbons and drilling equipment
  • Packaging and stationery products including moulded articles and packaging machinery
  • Furniture products; mechanical and electro-mechanical products and construction systems and equipment
  • Medical devices including cardiac catheters, spinal implants and endovascular devices
  • Supply chain logistics and road tankers and trailers

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys (IPTA)
  • Member of Honour - International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Foreign affiliate member - American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Elected member - IP Practice in Asia-Pacific Committee of AIPLA
  • Member - Licensing Executive Society of Australia and New Zealand (LESANZ)