Patent & Trade Mark

Promotion announcement: Madeleine Kelly and Steve Gledhill

Date: 22 December 2016
Author: FB Rice

Madeleine KellyThe partners of FB Rice are delighted to announce to promotion to the partnership of two of the firm’s most talented Senior Associates: Madeleine Kelly and Steve Gledhill. Madeleine qualified as a patent attorney in Europe before joining the firm in 2013 and has a practice focusing on meeting the IP needs of clients in the engineering, digital health, computing and software markets. After also practicing in Europe, Steve joined FB Rice in 2011, and specialises in serving clients in the biotechnology area. Steve Gledhill

The Managing Partner of the FB Rice Group, Dr Brett Lunn, was pleased to confirm the promotions, which are effective January 1, 2017. “Madeleine and Steve bring a deep well of experience in their respective fields to the partnership, and are both passionate supporters of Australian Innovation. We are very much looking forward to watching their practices grow in coming years.”

In addition to the promotions to partner, the FB Rice Group has also promoted Dr Manuel Schmidt and Charles Yip, both specialists in the information & communications technology area, and Dr Danielle Burns a specialist in the biotechnology area to the role of Senior Associate. Beata Khaidurova, an engineering specialist, and Michael Moore, a chemistry specialist, have also been promoted to the role of Associate. These promotions go into effect on January 1, 2017.

For further information on the newly appointed partners, please contact Steve Gledhill on and Madeleine Kelly on For general comment from the FB Rice Group, please contact Dr Brett Lunn, Managing Partner on 02 8231 1000 or

Tags:  Promotions, Madeleine Kelly, Steve Gledhill, Manuel Schmidt, Charles Yip, Danielle Burns, Beata Khaidurova, Michael Moore
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