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Jack King-Scott PhD

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Senior Registered Patent & Trade Marks Attorney














Practice Areas:

  • Patent protection
  • Patent oppositions
  • IP auditing
  • Due diligence
  • Filing and Prosecution strategies
  • Life sciences
  • Medical devices
  • Mechanical technologies
  • Construction, building products and materials


Jack began his professional life as a research scientist before moving across and finding his passion in IP law.  He now maintains a broad practice in all aspects of IP law, including patents and designs, with emphasis on patent protection for a range of technology areas.

He takes great pride in forming solid, long-lasting relationships with his clients and offering straight-up, pragmatic and strategic IP advice. Jack enjoys nothing more than seeing his clients’ businesses succeed and grow through robust IP protection of their core technologies.

Jack holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours from the University of Queensland majoring in molecular biology, a joint PhD from the EMBL-Hamburg and the University of Dundee in X-ray crystallography and a Masters of Industrial Property from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Jack’s specialities lay in drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications, and managing patent portfolios for his clients both in Australia and internationally.

He also specialises in patent oppositions, IP auditing, due diligence, filing and prosecution strategies, and in providing commercialisation advice from an IP perspective.


  • Bachelor of Science (Hons I) (Biochemistry), The University of Queensland, 2003
  • PhD (Protein Crystallography), The University of Dundee and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, 2007
  • Masters of Industrial Property Law, University of Technology Sydney, 2010
  • Registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney 2010
  • An Australian patent attorney registered to practice in both Australia and New Zealand 2011



  • The Institute of Patent And Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
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