Dr. David Myers
David Myers has broad experience in plant and microbial biochemistry and physiology. He is currently active in drafting and prosecuting biotechnology and pharmaceutical/ veterinary patent applications and in patent opposition matters, but also practises in the field of plant breeders’ rights.
David holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree, majoring in agricultural chemistry, and was awarded a PhD for his work on enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism in germinated seeds in 1994. Before joining the chemical group of Spruson & Ferguson in 1998, David was a research scientist for more than five years with the Yeast Physiology research group at Burns Philp R&D, a major international baker’s yeast producer.
He is the author of a number of research articles in international journals and has delivered several presentations on patentability issues. David is a member of the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and of the Cereal Chemistry Division of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
Bachelor of Science Agriculture (Hons) - University of Sydney
Doctor of Philosophy Agricultural Science - University of Sydney
Master of Legal Studies - University of Technology Sydney
Registered Australian Trade Mark Attorney
Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney
The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA) - Fellow
The Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Cereal Chemistry Division