“It is important to understand the technology and the commercial strategy for obtaining protection.”

For Malcolm, being open and receptive is vital when assisting clients to identify commercially valuable inventions. With a background in telecommunications and computing, and as a former patent examiner, he understands what it takes to get clients from idea to patent grant.

Malcolm specialises in all things patents and assisted Samsung in their litigation with Apple. His clients range from individual inventors to large multi-national corporations in the areas of telecommunication protocols, database systems, web technologies, data security, gaming products and business method inventions.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Telecommunications) - University of Melbourne
  • Master of Industrial Property - University of Technology Sydney
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical & Electronic Engineering) –  University of Melbourne
  • Registered Patent and Trade Mark Attorney (Australia and New Zealand)