Fraser Smith

Fraser Smith

Principal
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
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Overview

Fraser has over a decade of experience in drafting and prosecuting patents, primarily in the field electrical engineering including in relation to power and telecommunication systems, signal processing, electronic hardware including embedded systems, medical devices, and software.

Fraser also has experience working in oil and gas technologies, having worked as an instrument and electrical engineer assistant on an operational oil and gas site prior to commencing his career in IP.

Fraser holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, as well as a Master of Engineering in Management degree which provides him with a unique skillset of being able to readily understand and relate to both technical and commercial aspects of the patent process.

Over his career Fraser has assisted numerous small and large clients with the protection and management of their IP portfolios. Fraser has considerable experience in prosecuting patents through to grant as well as defending or challenging patents through the patent opposition process.


Fraser Smith's Insights
How can design registration help stop online sales of counterfeit products?
Design Registration – Vanguard Against Counterfeits on E-commerce Platforms It has been previously discussed that design registration is often overlooked, yet can be just as valuable as other forms of...
Design Registration – Vanguard Against Counterfeits on E-commerce Platforms It has been previously discussed that design registration is often overlooked,...
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What are unjustified threats and the rights of a patent owner?
Most patent owners will know that a patent will protect their inventions during the term of the patent. However, not many owners are familiar with the concept of unjustified threats. This article...
Most patent owners will know that a patent will protect their inventions during the term of the patent. However, not many...
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Sendle posts win over Australia Post
Sendle is a recently established online Australian delivery service that offers discounted postal services. In 2015, Sendle achieved acceptance of the trade mark Post without the Office. The registration...
Sendle is a recently established online Australian delivery service that offers discounted postal services. In 2015, Sendle achieved acceptance...
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Chanel’s fashion accessory boomerangs on them
Iconic luxury fashion label Chanel has recently come under fire for advertising the sale of a Chanel branded Boomerang – with a rather hefty price tag of $2000. Both...
Iconic luxury fashion label Chanel has recently come under fire for advertising the sale of a Chanel branded Boomerang...
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