Faran Ward

Faran Ward

Patent Engineer
Patents: Engineering
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Overview

Faran is a recent Queensland University of Technology graduate, where she completed her Bachelors degree in Medical Engineering.

During her studies, Faran gained industry experience through numerous work placements. Most notably, Faran completed a placement at the Innovative Cardiovascular Engineering Technology Laboratory at the Prince Charles Hospital, where she further developed her knowledge of Medical Devices and mechanical systems. Her final year thesis saw her developing a MATLAB script to assist Optometrists in calculating the effects of Mini Scleral contact lens wear on the scleral tissue thickness prior to using the lenses on patients.

Faran is currently studying to become a registered Patent Attorney.


Faran Ward's Insights
Case Note: Olvey & Sketo v Danko & Gabrys [2019] APO 42
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
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Australia: The Forgiving Country
A common question regarding Australian practice is whether National Phase Entry is possible after a deadline has passed. In Australia, this is possible through the general extension of time...
A common question regarding Australian practice is whether National Phase Entry is possible after a deadline has passed. In...
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