Declan heads up the Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans Chemistry and Life Sciences team, and has a PhD in chemistry and research experience in the fields of organic, biological and medicinal chemistry and pharmacology, with particular expertise in the design, synthesis and screening of combinatorial libraries. Declan practices in all areas of chemistry, with a focus on pharmaceutical compounds and drug technologies, amounting to an impressive, broad knowledge base that Fisher Adams Kelly’s clients have been benefiting from since 2006.
Prior to joining the Firm, Declan worked as a research scientist for a Brisbane-based biotechnology company in the area of carbohydrate chemistry. Declan is also committed to the on-going education and development of emerging attorneys; as well as regular seminars and workshop for post-graduate students, he teaches as part of the Queensland University of Technology Master of Laws in IP course in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organisation.
Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans is a leading intellectual property firm and a first choice for Australasian innovators: we are one of the largest filers of locally originating applications in Australia and were the Managing IP Magazine Australian ‘IP Prosecution Firm of the Year’ in 2015. Across global resources and manufacturing corporations, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, high street brands and international research organisations, we enable our clients to protect their ground-breaking ideas and their corporate identity. With offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans has the reach and expertise to protect your brands and innovations globally through strategic intellectual property advice and services in patents, trade marks, registered designs, IP audits and searching, licensing, oppositions and disputes.
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