William (Bill) Lloyd

顾问 Consultant


  • Overview

    Bill joined the firm in 1974 and was a partner from 1976 until his retirement in 1996. He has retained an active interest in the firm as a consultant, providing regular tutorials in patent specification drafting. He began these tutorials in the 1980s to provide the firm’s trainees with a secure grounding in the core skills and traditions of patent drafting.

    Bill has had over 30 years’ experience in the patent and trade mark profession, initially as an examiner of patents in 1973 and then as a technical assistant, patent attorney and partner. He has also acted as an expert witness in litigation involving patents. He continues to tutor students for their drafting examinations in Australia, New Zealand and India.

    Bill’s area of technical expertise is primarily mechanical, but he has been known to treat his students to specification drafting exercises in the fields of chemical engineering, biotechnology and electronics.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma, Securities Institute of Australia
    • Registered Patent Attorney (Australia)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons Class 1 with University Medal), University of New South Wales.

    Associations

    • Fellow, Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia
    • Institution of Engineers Australia
    • Fellow, Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
  • Services

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  • Publications
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  • Bill joined the firm in 1974 and was a partner from 1976 until his retirement in 1996. He has retained an active interest in the firm as a consultant, providing regular tutorials in patent specification drafting. He began these tutorials in the 1980s to provide the firm’s trainees with a secure grounding in the core skills and traditions of patent drafting.

    Bill has had over 30 years’ experience in the patent and trade mark profession, initially as an examiner of patents in 1973 and then as a technical assistant, patent attorney and partner. He has also acted as an expert witness in litigation involving patents. He continues to tutor students for their drafting examinations in Australia, New Zealand and India.

    Bill’s area of technical expertise is primarily mechanical, but he has been known to treat his students to specification drafting exercises in the fields of chemical engineering, biotechnology and electronics.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma, Securities Institute of Australia
    • Registered Patent Attorney (Australia)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons Class 1 with University Medal), University of New South Wales.

    Associations

    • Fellow, Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia
    • Institution of Engineers Australia
    • Fellow, Financial Services Institute of Australasia.