Our People

Paul Jones

Partner

Paul Jones is a registered Trans-Tasman Patent Attorney and has practiced in the IP field for over 40 years.  He has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemistry) degree from the University of Melbourne. Read more.

Debra is a registered Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand and a registered Australian Trade Marks  Attorney. She has practiced in the IP field for over 30 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Biochemistry and a Master of Science in Molecular Biology. Read more.

Sarah Couper

Special Counsel

Sarah is a registered Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand and a registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Genetics and Biochemistry and a Master of Intellectual Property Law. She has practiced in the IP field for nearly 20 years, specialising in the biotechnology field. She has considerable experience in patent portfolio management to both local and overseas clients. She is also experienced in opposition and re-examination proceedings before the Australian Patent Office, litigation support and freedom to operate advice. Read more.

Ellen has experience in Australian and foreign patent prosecution, litigation support and freedom to operate advice. She also has experience in Australian and foreign trade mark filing and prosecution. Ellen is a registered Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand and a registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney. Read more.

Rosemary has experience in Australian and foreign patent prosecution, freedom to operate advice and litigation support. She is a registered Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand and a registered Trade Marks Attorney in Australia. Rose has experience in prosecuting Australian and foreign trade marks and trade mark oppositions. Read more.

Dr. Benjamin Cleary

Patent & Trade Marks Attorney

Benjamin has experience in Australian and foreign patent prosecution, freedom to operate advice and litigation support.  He is a registered Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand and a registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney. Read more.

Dr. Megan Cole

Patent Scientist

Megan has experience in Australian and foreign patent prosecution, freedom to operate advice and litigation support.  She is currently undertaking the studies necessary to become registered as a Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand and as an Australian Trade Marks Attorney. Read more.

Julia Pratt

Senior Patent Paralegal

Julia has over 15 years’ experience with procedural aspects of the filing, examination, allowance and issuance of patents, trade marks and designs in many countries around the world. Read more.

Luisa Sayegh

Patent and Trade Marks Paralegal

Luisa has over 15 years’ experience in all administrative aspects of filing, examination, allowance and issuance of Australian and foreign patents and trade marks. Read more.

Melinda Cooper

Patent and Trade Marks Paralegal

Melinda has 20 years experience in the procedural aspects of filing, prosecution, maintenance and grant of both national and foreign patents, trade marks and designs. Read more.

Melissa Jones

Business Manager

Melissa manages a variety of financial and administrative matters. She comes to Jones Tulloch with extensive administrative, educational and inter-cultural experience. She has a Masters Degree in Education specialising in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She has another postgraduate degree in Education, majoring in Korean language and humanities. She has also recently completed a Certificate III in Legal Business Administration. Read more.