Engineering & Physics

A widespread and complex field that demands deep technical expertise and a commercial understanding.

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Shelston IP has arguably the strongest engineering and physics patent practice in Australia.

In a complex sector that demands deep technical expertise as well as a detailed understanding of the technologies involved, we work in close collaboration with our clients to ensure their inventions are robustly protected in line with their commercial objectives and future innovation pathways.

Our team has unparalleled depth and breadth of expertise in a range of fields including, automation and robotic systems, automotive and transportation engineering, building materials and construction heating, ventilation and cooling systems, manufacturing and process technologies, medical devices and orthopaedics, nanotechnology, domestic and commercial appliances, materials handling and packaging, metallurgy and materials science, hydraulics systems, pumps and valves, power generation and renewable energy, marine & aeronautical engineering, mining engineering and mineral processing.

We provide a complete suite of IP services including drafting and prosecution of patent and design applications, through to infringement and validity advice, representation in opposition proceedings, IP audits, due diligence reports, portfolio management and commercialisation advice.

As key areas of research and development globally, Shelston IP assists local clients with successful commercialisation of their products at home and on the global stage as well as providing extensive assistance to overseas clients to obtain local IP protection and to commercialise and defend their patent rights in these specialist fields within Australia, New Zealand and across Asia.