Guy Tucker

Guy Tucker

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Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
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Overview

Guy Tucker practises predominantly in the fields of electrical/computer engineering. As a patent attorney, Guy has had extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in Australia, the United States, Europe and Asia for a wide range of clients.

Guy holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with First Class Honours in Electronic Engineering, specialising in Optoelectronics. He also brings considerable industry experience to his practice. After an initial career in the TV & Audio and alarm industries, Guy worked for 5 years in the semiconductor industry where he installed and maintained PVD processing equipment and later focused on researching new processing methods.

Guy is a European and UK qualified patent attorney and has seven years experience working for a leading London firm of patent and trade mark attorneys as well as six years experience working for a New Zealand firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. He joined Spruson & Ferguson in August 2012.


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Computer Implemented Inventions in Australia – Apple Inc. [2018] APO 54 (20 August 2018)
Background Australian patent application 2015298710 (the “application”) was filed on 7 June 2015 by Apple Inc. (“Apple”). The invention related generally to computer user interfaces, and more specifically to context specific user...
Background Australian patent application 2015298710 (the “application”) was filed on 7 June 2015 by Apple Inc. (“Apple”). The invention related generally to...
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New Zealand announces amendments to its patent regulations
Late last week the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) announced that the New Zealand Patent Regulations will soon be subject to a number of adjustments. The amended...
Late last week the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) announced that the New Zealand Patent Regulations will...
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New Zealand joins the GPPH pilot program
On 6 July 2017, the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) became a participating patent office in the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH). The GPPH is a pilot...
On 6 July 2017, the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) became a participating patent office in the...
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Removal of NZ/AU Single Application and Examination Processes
In our article of 22 July 2016, we reported that the Commerce Committee recommended that the relevant clauses pertaining to a Single Application Process (SAP) and a Single Examination...
In our article of 22 July 2016, we reported that the Commerce Committee recommended that the relevant clauses pertaining...
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