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Matthew Lord

Principal

P: +61 7 3011 2200 | E: mlord@fak.com.au

Level 6, 175 Eagle St, Brisbane, QLD 4000

“Our future lies in the hands of those who innovate, so providing advice to clients that will protect and preserve the integrity of their innovations is something I’m dedicated to.”

Matthew has more than 11 years’ experience protecting intellectual property on two continents. Holding a degree in Law as well as his registration as a patent and trade marks attorney, Matthew has worked for IP firms in the UK as well as Australia. He brings to Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans a rounded knowledge of every stage of protecting and enforcing IP rights, and an international perspective which ensures that his clients get the very best strategic advice.

Matthew specialises in protecting innovations in mechanical, electromechanical and electronic technologies. In particular he has focussed on mining technologies, telecommunications, signal processing, security systems, and medical devices. In addition to drafting and prosecuting patent and trade mark applications, Matthew has supported his clients in the sale and licensing of their IP, as well as contentious matters such as infringement and oppositions.

Role & Accountabilities

Matthew brings a rare diversity of experience to his work with IP owners. He has acted on behalf of clients ranging from some of the world’s largest global electronics and communications companies in London, to private individuals and start ups in regional Queensland. His track record of drafting patent specifications for cutting edge technology in telecommunications signalling equipment and RFID makes him an attorney of choice for companies at the forefront of wireless innovation.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons), University of Queensland
  • LLB (Hons), University of Queensland
  • Master of Intellectual Property, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Registered Patent and Trade Marks Attorney, Australia & New Zealand

Professional Associations

  • Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys of Australia
  • Engineers Australia