FB Rice are experts in the protection of intellectual property. Founded over sixty years ago, we are a market leading, independently owned, intellectual property firm specialising in advice for the protection of patents, trade marks/branding and related IP rights.
Our services include:
- The preparation, filing and prosecution of patent and trade mark applications in Australia and New Zealand
- Advice on overseas filing and protection strategies, with a particular expertise in the South East Asian region and China
- Patent and trade mark oppositions in Australia and other countries
- Patent and trade mark infringement, clearance and registrability searches and opinions
- Filing and prosecution of registered designs and plant breeders’ rights
- We have technical expertise in brewery technology, process engineering and protecting plant (including hop) species
As a national practice we operate out of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. FB Rice are proud to be independently owned and, with many keen beer drinkers (and some award winning home brewers) amongst our crew, we are pleased to support craft brewers and associated industries.