Organisation Overview

Madderns is a 50 year old firm of patent and trademark attorneys.

Madderns work with a diverse range of small and large clients to assist them in identifying and protecting their Intellectual Property (IP) in Australia and Overseas.

Madderns has a team of 20 attorneys and technical assistants, many with PhD qualifications and R&D experience. We have the experience, expertise and proven track record to provide the highly specialist intellectual property services and advice needed to protect the technology underpinning the successes of your business.

Madderns is independently owned and operated. In 2018 we celebrated our 50th year in Adelaide.

Expertise and Capabilities

Deep technical experience in Defence, Engineering, ICT, Space and Communications. Many of our team of 20 attorneys and technical assistants have PhD qualifications and have worked in R&D roles including in Space and Defence sectors.

Extensive legal expertise in identifying, protecting and enforcing IP. Madderns are a 50 year old Adelaide boutique firm of patent and trademark attorneys.

Diverse client base. Madderns have a long history of working with both small and large companies across multiple industry sectors, including in the Space and Defence sectors.

International experience. Madderns act on behalf of local clients to protect IP throughout the world, and can call on specialist international advice from our extensive network of foreign associates.

Unique Selling Points

Deep technical knowledge combined with legal expertise to protect client’s IP both in Australia and around the world.

Strong Client Focus. We work closely with clients to understand their invention at a technical level, and draft and prosecute patents to provide the best possible legal protection to realise their business goals.

Critical Mass. We have a diverse team of 20 attorneys and technical assistants at your disposal.

Independence. Madderns are an independently owned and operated firm of patent and trademark attorneys. We are not publically listed nor tied to a law firm giving us freedom and flexibility to act in the best interests of the client.