Sylvan Browne
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Tel: +61 3 8618 4117


  • Melbourne

Sylvan Browne is a partner in our Melbourne engineering team.

He specialises in patents and designs, with an emphasis on drafting and prosecution in a range of electrical, software, medical and mechanical technologies. Sylvan enjoys helping clients with developing bespoke patent strategies to suit their commercial objectives.

Sylvan has a reputation as a particularly personable professional who works hard to develop a deep understanding of his clients’ businesses and the way they operate, and to express complex intellectual property issues in simple terms. More importantly, Sylvan has the ability to really hear what his clients are saying about their needs and adapt his response to each of their unique circumstances. This leads to deep and enduring relationships with his clients.


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  • Diploma of Intellectual Property Practice, The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Deakin University
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Hons), University of Melbourne

Industry Expertise

  • Computer systems
  • Wireless email devices
  • Encryption/decryption software and hardware
  • Electrical and electronic circuits and devices
  • Medical devices
  • Bionics, including neural interfaces
  • Power regulation systems

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Member - Intellectual Property Institute of Canada