Wayne is a Senior intellectual property counsel in Australian legal and patent attorney matters with over 35 years’ experience providing strategic intellectual property advice to small, medium and large corporations.
Managed numerous major patent litigations in the Federal Court and High Court as well as many patent opposition cases in IP Australia.
Managed complex international patent portfolios.
Intimately involved in and counselled the commercialisation of many Australian technologies, particularly in the life sciences sector.
Member of the commercialisation advisory committees of Australian life sciences institutes.
Past Director of Australia’s largest life sciences investment trust for commercialization of technology of Australian life sciences institutes.
A partner and board member of a number of leading Australian law firms who has led highly skilled patent teams in those firms.
Appeared as an Australian patent expert in Australian and US proceedings.