FPA Patent Attorneys Pty Ltd (FPA) is an independent, top-tier, Australian-based patent attorney practice with expertise in patent and design filing, prosecution and oppositions in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

FPA has an exclusive focus on patents and designs, and a reputation for excellence and successfully delivering on the diverse requirements of its clients. With a team of 30 patent professionals and 40 business services personnel, FPA has the professionalism, expertise and experience necessary for the delivery of a range of intellectual property services, including those necessary for innovative and disruptive technologies.

Internationally, FPA has a diverse client base, including multinational corporations.  Domestically, as recognition of its expertise, FPA acts for a range of organisations, including major Australian universities seeking to secure protection for their research

As a top tier firm with offices in Australia and South East Asia, FPA specialises in understanding innovative global industries and the burgeoning and increasingly important South East Asian patent market. The firm invests time in understanding its clients as individual organisations to provide expert advice on the creation, management, enforcement and commercialisation of patents and designs throughout South East Asia.

FPA’s team maintains a common vision of providing an exceptional experience to its clients and to each other.

FPA is committed to excellence in everything it does.  This is manifested in its premium client base which includes the world’s leading brands and technologies across multiple industries including:

  • Mining and resources
  • Energy
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
  • Agribusiness and agrochemical
  • Industrial chemistry
  • Food, beverages and FMCG
  • Building, construction and civil engineering
  • Medical technologies
  • Analytical instrumentation
  • Mechanical engineering and manufacturing
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Electronics and electrical engineering
  • Chemical and materials engineering
  • Consumer products and design
  • Physics


FPA invests deeply in its people and believes it has the right mix of people, as well as diversity of thinking across the firm, to deliver outstanding client outcomes.  FPA patent attorneys have a depth of expertise, educational qualifications and proven records of involvement in their clients’ industries.  Many FPA attorneys have worked in industry or undertaken post-doctoral research prior to entering the patent attorney profession.

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