The Next Chapter in the Sandercock & Cowie Success Story

Sandercock and Cowie opened a new office 1/410 Burwood Highway, Wantirna (opposite Westfield Knox Shopping Centre). Our address in Cranbourne has not changed so that current and new clients have the option of visiting our offices in the south eastern or eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

David Drew (Principal)

David brings a wealth of industry knowledge and intellectual property experience as a Patent & Trade Mark Attorney. Having started his career as a polymer chemist servicing the automotive industry, David later joined Sandercock, Smith & Beadle in 1981, where he commenced his training. David qualified at Davies Collison Cave and became a Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, subsequently going on to become a partner and manager of the Melbourne office of Tatlocks Chrysiliou IP for 10 years. He has now come full circle to become principal of the firm proudly bearing the Sandercock name.

Sandercock & Cowie Patent and Trade Mark Attorney

Specialists in Patent, Trade Mark and Design Protection and Enforcement

With extensive experience in various technological fields and the various areas of IP law and enforcement forms of IP law, Sandercock & Cowie is able to deal with a large range of technologies, including:

  • Mechanical devices and apparatus
  • General engineering
  • Materials handling
  • Medical devices
  • Biotech
  • Chemical

Concerning the above areas, David Drew, our Principal, has managed significant patent portfolios of clients.

Roger Syn has over 25 years of experience as a Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and has managed portfolios of high profile patent and design clients in Australia and abroad. More recently, Roger has become a published author by making an important scholarly contribution to intellectual property literature.

Sandercock & Cowie also have experienced trade mark attorneys. David has prosecuted high end cases for UGG Australia and SUPACAT (v Caterpillar). His excellent advice on branding reflects his experience and innovative approach in the trade mark arena. He has also managed complex design cases before the Designs Office up to hearing level and in Federal Court actions, and has sound expertise in protecting the shape and appearance of products through the design registration systems.

Sandercock & Cowie will continue the tradition and practice that Michael Kraemer developed, by providing professional, and commercially relevant services to our clients.

To talk to the expert attorneys in all fields relating to intellectual property, contact David or Roger on

+61 3 9800 3434

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To talk to the expert attorneys in all fields relating to intellectual property, contact David or Roger on +61 3 9800 3434

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