Mining, Oil & Gas

James & Wells has an experienced team of Mining, Oil & Gas specialists. We have a long and established reputation in intellectual property and a team of award winning experts.

Mining, Oil & Gas Expertise

James & Wells has an experienced team of Mining and Oil & Gas specialists. They are engineers and scientists with hands on experience and comprehensive knowledge of Mining and Oil & Gas technologies, including subsea production and control systems, hydraulic and electrical control systems, drilling technologies, sensor technologies, wireline engineering including guide and centraliser technologies, excavator equipment.

The Mining, Oil & Gas team can help you with everything from filing complex patent applications to defending your rights before the courts and patent offices in Australia and New Zealand.

We have a long and established reputation for excellence in IP in the field of mining, oil and gas.  We have a track record of building long standing, decades long relationships with our clients, both domestic and foreign domiciled.  Our clients appreciate and value the continuity of service that those long standing relationships provide.

 

Meet our mining, oil & gas experts

Adam Luxton

Partner

Adam Luxton

Adam is highly regarded in the fields of mining, energy, medical devices and consumer products. As an experienced patent attorney with an extensive background in mining and software engineering, Adam’s services are in demand by national and multinational companies seeking…

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Dr. Andrew Scott

Partner

Dr. Andrew Scott

Andrew heads James & Wells’ Chemistry team. With a broad background in physics, biochemistry, and chemistry, Andrew has also completed a PhD in synthetic medicinal chemistry and post-doctoral studies in materials science. Andrew is passionate about providing solid, commercially relevant…

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Craig Rothwell

Senior Associate

Craig Rothwell

Craig has extensive IP experience working with a variety of clients, including start-ups, local SME’s and large multinational companies. Craig also works with overseas firms to secure patent and design protection for foreign applicants in New Zealand and Australia. In…

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Richard Clement

Senior Associate

Richard Clement

Richard is one of James & Wells’ mechanical engineering experts. His expertise includes the medical device, agri-tech, mechanical, and mechatronic industries. Richard prepares, files and prosecutes patent and design applications in Australia, New Zealand and internationally. He provides advice to…

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Joseph Garven

Senior Associate

Joseph Garven

Joseph is a New Zealand and Australian patent attorney having a particular focus on mechanical engineering, electronics and software-related technology. He provides useful advice on issues such as patentability, freedom to operate (FTO) and infringement. Joseph regularly prepares new patent…

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Your Champions of Innovation®

Since 1979, James & Wells has been at the forefront of innovation in Australasia. We are here to help you grow, leverage and protect your IP. Our depth of experience ranges from managing large IP portfolios for international corporations, right through to protecting the ideas of start-ups, and everything in between. No matter the size of your organisation, James & Wells are here to be your dedicated Champions of Innovation®.

We are a full-service IP firm – that means you will find everything you need to protect your IP just by working with us. We will help you with patents, trade marks, litigation and IP strategy – our people are externally recognised as some of the best in the business, and they work together to bring you custom-built IP solutions that are tailored exactly to your needs. When you work with James & Wells, you know you’re in a safe pair of hands, with a highly experience team supporting you.

Talk to us today about how we can work together.

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