Optics & Photonics

The Optics and Photonics group at Shelston IP is the leading team in Australia in this field.

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Optics and photonics provide the fundamental roots for a wide range of ever evolving technologies in fields such as medicine, communication, defence and imaging.

The Optics and Photonics group at Shelston IP is the leading team in Australia in this field. We focus on protecting and leveraging innovations with our team of specialised and experienced professionals to drive commercial success in this highly competitive research environment.

Our team have obtained ground-breaking patents for various universities, research institutes and medical companies in technologies such as lasers, satellites, medical and diagnostic imaging technologies, waveguides, fibre optic technologies, optical quantum computing devices, photovoltaic materials, sensors and microphotonic optical systems.

Our team works with leading organisations which operate in diverse segments of the optics and photonics industry, both locally and abroad, enabling Shelston IP to provide tailored intellectual property solutions to meet each client’s needs.

Our attorneys utilise their expertise along with extensive industry knowledge of the law, landscape and competition to provide our clients with significant insights and enable the development of global strategies to obtain intellectual property protection.

In addition to preparing and prosecuting patent applications for new technologies across the globe, we also handle freedom to operate searches, patent infringement and validity advice, confidentiality agreements, and commercial and licensing agreements.