Martin Pannall
Partner

As a Partner and member of Madderns’ Information and Communications Technology team, Martin looks after clients involved in cutting edge technology, whether it be mobile communications technologies, building control protocols or cochlear implants. With a background in electronic engineering and communications, he is recognised for his technical knowledge in these complex areas.

Email
martin.pannall@madderns.com.au

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Qualifications
Registered Patent Attorney (AU & NZ)
Registered Trade Marks Attorney (AU & NZ)
Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic) (Hons)
Graduate Diploma of Legal Studies

Expertise
Electronics
Electronic Communications
Electronic Medical Devices
Signal Processing
Robotics
Control Systems
Building Automation
Lighting Control
Lighting Technologies
Cochlear Implants

Memberships
IPSANZ
IPTA (Fellow)

Secondary Languages
French

With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, including three years as a Patent Examiner in the Australian Patent Office, Martin has a deep understanding of how the Australian patent system works. Martin enjoys assisting clients in identifying valuable IP in their businesses and developing strategies with them to best protect their position.

While being very practical in his approach, Martin is also very active in educating people on IP matters. He was a regular guest lecturer for the Masters of Science and Technology Commercialisation course run by the University of Adelaide for 10 years and speaks at events for lawyers, academia and business groups, including IP conferences in Australia and overseas. Martin is also responsible for Madderns’ in-house training courses for trainee attorneys and is involved in organising regular educational sessions to maintain the high quality of IP knowledge for all of Madderns’ attorneys and support staff.

Martin was listed in the 2013 edition of Asialaw’s Leading Lawyers publication recognising the most outstanding intellectual property lawyers and patent attorneys in the Asia-Pacific region. The respected international journal, Managing Intellectual Property, has also listed Martin as a patent “IP Star” for seven consecutive years from 2014.

Martin also leads the firm’s practice relating to China, having a keen interest in the region developed through his many years of training in and teaching Kung Fu. Martin has travelled to China several times for work and has trained in Hong Kong on many occasions.

Email
martin.pannall@madderns.com.au

Details
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Qualifications
Registered Patent Attorney (AU & NZ)
Registered Trade Marks Attorney (AU & NZ)
Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic) (Hons)
Graduate Diploma of Legal Studies

Expertise
Electronics
Electronic Communications
Electronic Medical Devices
Signal Processing
Robotics
Control Systems
Building Automation
Lighting Control
Lighting Technologies
Cochlear Implants

Memberships
IPSANZ
IPTA (Fellow)

Secondary Languages
French

With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, including three years as a Patent Examiner in the Australian Patent Office, Martin has a deep understanding of how the Australian patent system works. Martin enjoys assisting clients in identifying valuable IP in their businesses and developing strategies with them to best protect their position.

While being very practical in his approach, Martin is also very active in educating people on IP matters. He was a regular guest lecturer for the Masters of Science and Technology Commercialisation course run by the University of Adelaide for 10 years and speaks at events for lawyers, academia and business groups, including IP conferences in Australia and overseas. Martin is also responsible for Madderns’ in-house training courses for trainee attorneys and is involved in organising regular educational sessions to maintain the high quality of IP knowledge for all of Madderns’ attorneys and support staff.

Martin was listed in the 2013 edition of Asialaw’s Leading Lawyers publication recognising the most outstanding intellectual property lawyers and patent attorneys in the Asia-Pacific region. The respected international journal, Managing Intellectual Property, has also listed Martin as a patent “IP Star” for seven consecutive years from 2014.

Martin also leads the firm’s practice relating to China, having a keen interest in the region developed through his many years of training in and teaching Kung Fu. Martin has travelled to China several times for work and has trained in Hong Kong on many occasions.

Martin was listed in the 2013 edition of Asialaw’s Leading Lawyers publication recognising the most outstanding intellectual property lawyers and patent attorneys in the Asia-Pacific region. The respected international journal, Managing Intellectual Property, also listed Martin as a patent “IP Star” for six consecutive years from 2014.

Martin also leads the firm’s practice relating to China, having a keen interest in the region developed through his many years of training in and teaching Kung Fu. Martin has travelled to China several times for work and has trained in Hong Kong on many occasions.