FPA Patent Attorneys appoints new Principal Grant Jacobsen

Date: 2021-02-04
Authors: John Dower & Karen Bentley

FPA Patent Attorneys has continued its growth trajectory with the appointment of Patent Attorney Grant Jacobsen as a principal in the Chemistry team. Grant commenced at our Melbourne office, after previously being with another large Australian patent attorney firm.

Grant specialises in chemistry enabled technologies, ranging from organic chemistry and polymers through materials science, chemical processes, catalysis and formulation chemistry. Grant has worked with a wide variety of clients, both locally and overseas.

Managing Director John Dower said “I am delighted to welcome Grant to FPA. His unique skillset and depth of experience will be an invaluable addition to our service offering”.

Principal Karen Bentley noted that Grant was a very welcome and valuable addition to the rapidly growing chemistry team, and everyone was very excited to be working with and learning from him. “Grant will be a wonderful addition to our team and to the leadership group as a whole”.

Grant said that he was delighted to join FPA Patent Attorneys and was excited about the new challenge and opportunity. He was impressed with the vision and people within the firm and looked forward to working with them.

The appointment of Grant follows the recent elevation of Ms Carol Burnton to Associate Principal in the same team.