Andrew Balis

Andrew Balis

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Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
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Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering from the University of New South Wales. His thesis investigated the aero-acoustic properties of a CPX trailer.

Prior to joining Spruson and Ferguson in 2015, Andrew worked as an Engineer’s Assistant at an acoustic and vibration engineering firm in Sydney.

Andrew is a qualified Australian and New Zealand Patent attorney as well as a qualified Australian Trade Mark Attorney.


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Case Note: Davies V Lazer Safe Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 65
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the language of a claim. Background The primary judge held in Davies V...
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the...
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Australia Update: IP Australia announces a reduction in PCT fees
Following the directives adopted by the PCT Assembly, IP Australia has announced updated fees for PCT applications. The updated fees will be published in the Australian Official Journal of...
Following the directives adopted by the PCT Assembly, IP Australia has announced updated fees for PCT applications. The updated...
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Australia Update: Official Fee Changes at IP Australia
IP Australia has recently announced changes to the official fees payable for various IP matters following a cost recovery review in May this year. The changes are proposed to...
IP Australia has recently announced changes to the official fees payable for various IP matters following a cost recovery...
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Update: Brexit and Your IP in Europe
In a referendum held on 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, the withdrawal...
In a referendum held on 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Pursuant to...
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