Engineer the Future


Gestalt has extensive expertise working with Industrial Design professionals and Engineers throughout the product development process from conception to market.  We assist clients to identify and protect valuable IP developed by their industrial designers and engineers in a variety of areas including:

  • household and consumer products
  • building and construction products
  • mining and minerals exploration products and processes
  • Power tools
  • Machine tools
  • Hand tools
  • Safety products
  • Safety equipment
  • Textiles
  • Garments
  • Composites
  • Nanotechnology
  • Microfabrication
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Castings

Our Patent Attorneys are experienced in drafting and filing patent applications for clients who manufacture in Australia and overseas using traditional and advanced manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing and other additive manufacturing methods. IP advice that we provide to our clients takes into account their overall strategy for commercialisation, marketing channels, geographical reach and resources.  Whether our clients manufacture themselves or whether their commercial strategy is to license or sell their technology, we can assist throughout from start to finish.

Gestalt has strong links with Associates around the world to offer clients a team of Patent Professionals to assist in obtaining strong protection with a broad geographical reach at a reasonable cost.

We offer a range of intellectual property services in relation to medical devices and technology including drafting and filing patent applications, enforcing patent rights in Australia, New Zealand and internationally, searching including patentability and freedom to operate searching, registration of designs, due diligence assessments, confidentiality agreements, licensing, technology sale and transfer agreements.

Key services
  • Technology assessment
  • IP strategy development
  • Searching (patentability and freedom to operate searching)
  • Infringement avoidance recommendations
  • Drafting patent applications
  • Prosecuting patent applications to grant in Australia, New Zealand
  • Prosecuting international patent applications
  • Validity and infringement advice
  • Enforcement of Patent and Registered Design rights
  • Defence against infringement actions
  • Licensing manufacturers
  • Distribution agreements
  • Patent Oppositions and Revocation action
  • Patent watches
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