Fraser Smith

Position:Principal
Email:fraser.smith@spruson.com
Fraser Smith

IP Qualifications

Qualification
Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney
Registered Trade Mark Attorney

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year of Completion
Master of Industrial PropertyUniversity of Technology Sydney, Australia2009
Master of Engineering in Management University of Canterbury, New Zealand2006
Bachelor of Electronic and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury, New Zealand2005

Industry Experience

PositionOrganisation/InstitutionDate of Tenure
Electrical Engineer AssistantShell Todd Oil Services (STOS)2002-2004

Fellowships/Memberships/Affiliations

OrganisationLevel
The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)Fellow
Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)Member

Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) specifications

PCT Publication NumberTitle of Application
PCT/AU2012/001008A Method And System Of Recalibrating An Inertial Sensor
PCT/AU2012/001009A Method And System Of Recalibrating A Sensor
PCT/AU2016/050270Dynamic Motion Compensation
PCT/AU2016/050271Magnetometer Compensation
PCT/AU2016/050107Telescoping Assembly
PCT/AU2017/051085Cleaning System
PCT/AU2017/050910Mattress
Experience and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:

  • Patent and design drafting
  • Patent prosecution and advice
  • Searching
  • Oppositions

Primary patent practice areas by technology:

  • Electrical and electronic engineering, including: electronic hardware, software, embedded systems, signal processing, video codecs, wireless standards, fintech and gaming machines.
  • Mechanical and mining technologies

Research/industry background:

A. General technical areas:

Same as primary patent practice areas by technology.

B. Honours research:

  • Embedded Robotic Arm Communication and Control Module

C. Industry experience:

  • Oil and Gas Industry

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