Understanding the Patent Application Process – Friday 8th of July, 3:15 – 3:55pm


Are you an innovator or entrepreneur? Have you got a product or idea that needs protecting? Have you considered a patent and not sure how to move forward? In this session you will learn about the patent application process by a senior patent examiner. Discover tips, tricks and a general understanding of what you need to know.


Tim Burgess has worked at IP Australia since 2016. He is currently a Senior Patent Examiner in computer implemented inventions, but has also worked in our physics and telecommunications sections. Before his time at IP Australia, Tim did his PhD in semiconductor fabrication and optoelectronics.