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Anthony Cowle | Partner

B.Eng. (Electrical), Patent Attorney

Anthony Cowle

Areas of Expertise

  • Patents
  • Designs
  • Clean Technology
  • Domain Names
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Information Technology & Software

Anthony specialises in patent and design advice for electrical, electronic, telecommunications, electro-mechanical, computer-related and business-method inventions. In 1996, he became a partner of Davies Collison Cave. Anthony's particular expertise is in the drafting of specifications to international standards, Australian and overseas patent prosecution, patent oppositions validity and infringement advice, assisting in litigation matters, due diligence, etc.

Anthony has particular experience in medical device inventions, having conducted his university thesis on a digital multi-channel hearing aid, and he presently acts for a number of organisations in the medical device area.

Anthony also works for a number of clean technology / renewable energy companies, particularly in the fields of solar and wind energy.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Fellow: Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia
  • Member: Asian Patent Attorneys Association
  • Member: Australia and New Zealand Solar Energy Society
  • Member: Fédération Internationale des Counseils en Propriété Industrielle
  • Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Member: Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical), University of New South Wales
  • Registered Patent and Trade Marks Attorney (Australia and New Zealand)

Anthony’s latest articles

e-patents (May 06): Blackberry developments, EchoStar v TiVo and more

This update focuses on recent intellectual property decisions and developments impacting the field of information and… more »

e-patents.au - May 2004

Recent landmark Court rulings in Japan are reshaping inventor's rights to royalties on inventions exploited by employers.… more »

e-patents.au® - December 2003

A Newsletter from the Information Sciences Group of Davies Collison Cave The European Parliament recently voted on amendments… more »

Articles about Anthony

CSIRO wins the Innovations and Inventions Award at the 2013 Engineering Excellence Awards Sydney

The annual Engineers Australia Sydney Division Engineering Excellence Awards received a significant number of entries in the… more »

DCC hosts Australian Centre for Nanomedicine seminar by Professor Molly Stevens

Based at the University of New South Wales, The Australian Centre for Nanomedicine (ACN) brings together researchers in… more »

DCC attends NSW Engineering Excellence Awards

The annual NSW Engineering Excellence Awards were held at The Westin Sydney. The black tie event welcomed Guest of Honour… more »