Jason Manakis

Position:Senior Associate

IP Qualification

Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney

Academic Qualifications

QualificationInstitutionYear of Completion
Master of Intellectual Property LawUniversity of Melbourne2016
Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Hons)Monash University2012
Bachelor of LawsMonash University2012

Industry Experience

PositionOrganisation/InstitutionDate of Tenure
Secondee Patent AttorneyCiiLOCK Engineering2016
Research EngineerMonash Injury Research Institute2010-2012


The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)Ordinary Member
The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)Ordinary Member
Engineers AustraliaAffiliate

Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) specifications

PCT Publication NumberTitle of Application
WO 2020/087124Plumbing assembly
WO 2019/213716Head lamp
WO 2019/213701Spray head
WO 2019/028514Refuse collection device
WO 2019/028500Sensor module for a marine buoyancy unit and a system and method for using the same
WO 2019/161429Fluid collection device
WO 2018/053602Wave energy converter
WO 2017/120632Adjustable flow regulator
Experience and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of intellectual property practice:

  • Patent Prosecution
  • Patent Drafting
  • Patent Infringement and validity analysis and advice
  • Patent Oppositions
  • Patent novelty and freedom-to-operate searching and advice
  • Patent Portfolio Management
  • Design Prosecution
  • Design Infringement and validity analysis and advice

  • Design searching

Primary patent practice areas by technology:

  • Mechanical engineering and manufacturing

  • Medical devices
  • Machinery
  • Consumer products
  • Building and construction
  • Aerospace engineering, materials, and structures

Research/Industry Background:

General Technical Areas:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering, Aerodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics

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