Intellectual property attorneys

Intellectual Property Attorneys

Michael Cooper is the principal of Cooper IP, the intellectual property attorneys. He is supported by a team of highly qualified staff with many years of experience in the field of intellectual property.

Michael is recognised in the IAM Patent 1000 – the World’s Leading Patent Professionals.  Prior to choosing a Boutique firm practice, Michael worked for over 10 years with one of Australia’s largest and most prestigious IP firms. There, his job was to help companies and individuals obtain intellectual property protection in Australia as well as in other countries. With a pragmatic approach and a commercial focus,  Michael works very closely with his clients. He guides them through the process of protecting their intellectual property from the start to the conclusion. This helps his clients maintain or obtain a competitive advantage.

Michael has a strong engineering background. He combines a passion for intellectual property while keeping a keen interest in technical innovation.  He developed a love of cars as a teenager, which led him to a mechanical engineering degree. His engineering carrier peaked with the privilege of working as an engineer with GM Holden.  The skills he acquired during his engineering career have proven to be a valuable asset in his career as a patent attorney.

He worked for 10 years within a large firm during which he provided top-level intellectual property attorney services.  Michael left the large IP firm after 10 years. His reason for leaving was his ambition to build a boutique firm. A firm with the aim to provide clients with an even more focused, bespoke IP service of the highest quality and form. Having done so, this now enables him to provide enduring attorney-client relationships that build trust, while ensuring a premium and personal level of service on a cost-effective basis.

Qualifications and registrations:

    • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons)

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Michael Cooper IP – Intellectual Property Attorneys will help you protect your IP

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