Januar Yap

Dr Januar Yap

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Januar Yap holds a Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours and a PhD from the University of Queensland. His PhD thesis was related to smart antenna systems and wireless channel prediction algorithms. After completing his PhD, he undertook postdoctoral research at Macquarie University working in the field of communications, mainly in satellite communications and complex RF feed-network systems.

Januar has published a number of peer-reviewed research articles in international journals and has presented at numerous international conferences.

Januar is a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney. He is also a registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney. He completed his Master of Industrial Property from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2012.

His experience includes drafting and prosecution of patent applications in a broad range of fields. The technologies include telecommunications, computing, signal processing, and medical. He also has experience in oppositions before the Australian Patent Office.

He joined the firm in 2010.


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Single Application and Examination Processes for Australia and New Zealand
As briefly discussed in our previous article, the Australian and New Zealand governments have been working on implementing a single patent application and examination process for Australia and New...
As briefly discussed in our previous article, the Australian and New Zealand governments have been working on implementing a...
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Will the Innovation Patent Survive?
The Australian Government’s Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) has been tasked to review the innovation patent system amidst concerns of the system being ‘abused’. In an August 2013...
The Australian Government’s Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) has been tasked to review the innovation patent system amidst...
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Raising the (Patent) Bar: the fine points of detail
Our News Alert of 17 April 2012 advised that the Raising the Bar Bill had received Royal Assent and the amendments to the Patents Act will come into force...
Our News Alert of 17 April 2012 advised that the Raising the Bar Bill had received Royal Assent and...
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