Inspired by the journey an invention takes from inspiration to commercially viable product, Charles combined his engineering training with his interest in law and became a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney. As a Partner of FB Rice, Charles is the head of our Mining & Construction team and a member of our Medical Technology, CleanTech, Oil & Gas, and Registered Designs teams.
Clients rely on Charles as a trusted advisor to protect their interests thanks to his ability to gain a rapid, but deep, understanding of their invention and to place it in a business context to achieve a meaningful commercial outcome. He is recognised for his ability to effectively manage highly complex, multi-jurisdictional patent portfolios to and achieve commercially solid outcomes for his clients.
16 Sep 2017
At FB Rice, we recognise that diversity is a strength and that we are a better firm for having people with different ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation and backgrounds.
02 Mar 2017
The Acquisition International IP Excellence Awards for 2017 have been announced, and we are honoured to be awarded Best IP Strategy Firm - APAC as well as AI Excellence Award for Trademark Prosecution - Antipodes.