Simon focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the technical areas of electrical devices and systems, computer-software and hardware, embedded systems, business-methods, telecommunications, and general mechanics. He has experience in conducting patent oppositions and advising upon litigation. He also provides advice on patentability, patent validity and infringement.
Simon previously worked for a large Australian mining software company, specialising in rapid delivery of modern software interfaces for legacy software and data acquisition from various mining instruments used onsite today. Simon's honours research was the development and implementation of a software compiler for an Intel microprocessor.
Simon has extensive representation upon a numerous technical and industry committees including being part of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) committee for NSW since 2007 and Young Engineers Australia committee since 2004, where Simon was the Chairperson for the Sydney Division between 2007 to 2008.
Simon's experience in the software field includes handling matters relating to embedded systems, distributed computer systems, website architectures, telecommunication systems, search engine architectures, local and distributed malicious software scanning systems, software code generators, printing devices, digital signal processing, and security systems.
Simon's experience in electronics includes handling matters relating to embedded electrical systems, mechatronic systems, digital signal processing, microprocessors, radio communication techniques, wireless network devices, photovoltaic technologies, digital security devices and systems, and power electronic devices.