David Mueller-Wiesner

Position:Senior Associate
David Muller-Wiesner

IP Qualifications

Registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney
Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year of Completion
Masters in Mechanical Engineering (Hons)Imperial College London2012

Industry Experience

PositionOrganisation/InstitutionDate of Tenure
Engineer – Non-Destructive TestingAirbus GmbH2011
Engineer – Methods of AnalysisSAFRAN Landing Systems2012
Lead Mechanical Engineer (Cofounder)Fierra Dynamics2013-2015


Organisation Level
City & Guild Institute United KingdomAssociate
Verein Deutscher IngenieureMember

Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) specifications

PCT Publication NumberTitle of Application
PCT/AU2017/000264A gripping device
PCT/AU2018/000022Maintenance management system and method
PCT/IB2017/000687A method and device for supporting and weighing a shipping container
PCT/AU2018/000163A waterproof power coupler
PCT/US2019/019702A composite material

Selected Publications – industry/IP specific

Developing an IP Strategy – Chapter 10 of the ASX Entrepreneur’s Guide
Kickstarting Crowd-sourced Funding in Australia
Ceiling Fan Decision – Designs Law Update
Experience and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:

  • Commercialisation
  • Drafting
  • Infringement/FTO Advice
  • Prosecution

Primary patent practice areas by technology:

  • Embedded systems and robotics
  • Mechanical systems and processes
  • FMCG production and packaging processes
  • Consumer products
  • Building and construction products
  • Turbomachinery and aerospace technologies
  • Mining technology
  • Communication technologies

Research/industry background:

General technical areas:

  • Material Science
  • Embedded control systems
  • Impact Testing
  • Biomimicking materials

Honours research:

  • Development of biomimicking skin material for hip protector standards.
  • Automation of a Split-Hopkinson Pressure Bar and use thereof for low/high temperature testing.

Industry experience:

  • Developing new non-destructive testing methods for airframe materials, particularly CFRP composites with complex geometries (e.g. window frames).
  • Developing new methods of analysis for dimensioning threaded multi-material joints used in landing systems of commercial and military aircraft.
  • Developing and commercialising active vibration dampening systems for carbon composite bicycles.



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