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Shyama Jayaswal
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An intellectual property specialist with over 17 years experience, Shyama combines her passion for science with her substantial legal expertise to assist clients to achieve their commercial goals as they relate to patents and trade marks.

As a patent litigator, Shyama enforces, defends and challenges patents and has particular expertise in the analysis of patent infringement and validity and the preparation of evidence with expert witnesses.  Shyama's honours degree in organic chemistry assists her to advise clients in the pharmaceutical industry, but Shyama also delivers a depth of expertise and experience in counselling litigation clients across a broad range of industries, including mining, medical devices, agrochemical and telecommunication industries. 

Shyama also advises a well developed portfolio of clients in relation to their patent protection strategies in Australia, New Zealand and other jurisdictions, including those within the agrochemical, coatings, medical devices, resources, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries.  She is also a registered patent attorney in Australia and New Zealand.

As a registered trade mark attorney, Shyama also brings invaluable industry and commercial experience in working alongside global and domestic brands in relation to trade mark protection and brand strategies, both offensively and defensively.

Being both a practising lawyer having a technical qualification and a practising registered patent attorney, Shyama offers a unique perspective to her client matters.  This combination enables her to approach litigious or commercial matters with an understanding of the technology and the practical issues which arise when seeking to protect it.  Conversely, Shyama advises clients on patent registration strategies with an understanding of issues that arise in a litigation or commercial context.

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