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Paul Whenman
Consulting Partner

Tel: +61 2 8231 1051


  • Sydney

Paul Whenman is a consulting partner in our Sydney chemistry team.

As a qualified patent attorney, Paul has had a distinguished career with the firm with over 35 years’ experience in chemically related patents, including pharmaceuticals, animal health products, surface coatings and water related technologies. Paul has been recognised as an IP Star for patent prosecution in Managing Intellectual Property for a number of years, most recently in 2020.


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  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Australian National University

Industry Expertise

  • Agriculture, including pest control
  • Energy, mining and resources, including water technologies
  • Pharmaceuticals-human and animal
  • Consumer products, including food technologies, health, beauty and personal care
  • Surface coatings

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Fellow – The Australian Institute of Company Directors