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Marcus Caulfield

Tel: +61 3 8618 4123


  • Melbourne

Marcus Caulfield is a partner in the Melbourne chemistry team and leads our broader Life Science team.

Marcus’s patent practice is principally in pharmaceutical and animal healthcare areas. He has extensive experience in securing patent protection for small molecules through to polymeric species. Marcus is relied upon for his expertise in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications; patent portfolio management; his extensive opposition experience in Australia and New Zealand; and his technical abilities in litigation support.


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  • Master of Intellectual Property Law, The University of Melbourne
  • PhD in Chemistry, The University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Organic Chemistry, The University of Melbourne

Industry Expertise

  • Animal healthcare
  • Pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry
  • Competitor surveillance
  • Organic, formulation and polymer chemistry
  • Mining and processing of coal and mineral resources

Professional Affiliations

  • Member and Chartered Chemist - Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACi)
  • Member - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Member - Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)