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Grant Fisher

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A lawyer and registered patent and trade mark attorney with over 25 years’ experience, Grant is an established national and international expert in patent litigation.

He has practised across all facets of intellectual property with a particular focus on patent litigation, specifically in oppositions in the Patent Office and in appeals, revocation and validity proceedings in the Federal Court and High Court.

Grant’s patent work covers innovation and technology in the fields of chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, mining, computer-related inventions and mechanical devices. Aiding his experience in life sciences is Grant’s science qualification in chemistry.

Grant is a registered patent attorney in Australia and New Zealand.

Grant is Vice Chair of the AIPPI Free Trade Agreements Standing Committee. He is also a member of Intellectual Property Section of the Australian Law Council and AIPPI.

Key deals

Major innovator pharmaceutical companies

Acting in relation to their blockbuster drugs in the fields of: atypical antipsychotics, cholesterol lowering and proton pump inhibitors.

Major biotechnology company

Acting in patent opposition proceedings concerning its CRISPR technology.

Major telecommunications company

Acting in opposing Amazon’s ‘one click’ patent application.

Major animal health company

Acting in patent office appeal proceedings concerning a number of their key products.