Our people

We are team of experienced intellectual property experts. With a quality-focused culture backed by robust business systems, we have a proven track record of efficient service and quality patents.

Ben Mott – Principal


Ben is a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney (see here) and a mechanical engineer. After more than 17 years in IP, Ben has extensive experience patenting Australian innovations at home and internationally. He has a refreshingly practical, results-driven approach and enjoys working the IP system to his clients’ advantage. Read more



Linda Marsh – Senior IP Paralegal


Linda has more than 34 years’ experience in IP. Linda is expert in the procedural and administrative aspects of patent and design protection both domestically and internationally. Linda bridges the gap between Australian innovators and suppliers across the globe to ensure that patents are efficiently renewed.



Sigrid Gailis – Senior IP Paralegal


Sigrid has more than 35 years’ experience in the patent industry, with expertise in all procedural aspects of the patenting process from filing and prosecution through to renewal, in Australia and abroad, as well as extensive experience in assisting clients to manage their IP portfolios.



Michelle Levine – Office Manager


Michelle is an expert administrator with more than 25 years’ experience in patent attorney firms. Michelle ensures our offices operate flawlessly and we always have the resources at hand to work efficiently and provide a seamless customer experience.





Intellectual property experts. Melbourne based. International reach.