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Ramon Tozer | Partner

B.Sc. (Hons.), Ph.D., Grad. Dip. IP Law, Patent Attorney

Ramon Tozer

Areas of Expertise

  • Patents
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clean Technology
  • Materials Science
  • Nanotechnology

Ramon specialises in patent matters relating to chemistry, and in particular materials and polymer science. His main areas of expertise include the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, and providing validity and infringement advice.

Ramon has extensive experience in a diverse range of technologies, including polymer synthesis and analysis, bio-polymers, drug delivery, medical devices, tissue engineering, biodegradable polymers, polymer (nano) composites, polymer processing, reactive extrusion, emulsion and suspension polymerisation, free radical polymerisation, RAFT polymerisation, conducting polymers, stimulus responsive polymers, adhesive, coating and packaging technologies, polymerisation catalysts, and carbon technologies including carbon fiber, carbon fiber composites and graphene.

Ramon's practice also extends into the fields of carbon technology (including carbon fibre and graphene), organometallic (including catalysts), inorganic and organic chemistry.

Prior to joining Davies Collison Cave, Ramon worked as a senior polymer chemist with an international polymer manufacturer conducting research and development in polymerisation catalyst technology, polymer manufacture, testing and conversion. He also worked as a research scientist at CSIRO where he conducted applied research for several leading polymer manufacturers and converters. Ramon has gained further experience as a polymer scientist working as an industrial analytical chemist with an international chemical and polymer manufacturer, specialising in polymer analysis.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Fellow: Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia
  • Member: Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Member: The Royal Australian Chemical Institute


  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.), Deakin University
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry), Deakin University
  • Graduate Diploma Intellectual Property Law
  • Registered Patent and Trade Marks Attorney (Australia and New Zealand)

Ramon’s latest articles

Intellectual Property: What it is and who needs to protect it?

First published in Composites Australia Magazine 2014 Whether large or small, a business may have Intellectual Property (IP)… more »

Application for a licence to exploit a patented invention refused

Garden City Planters Pty Ltd v Vivre Veritas Pty Ltd [2012] APO 113 Where a person exploits (or takes definite steps to… more »

Right to inventorship forfeited by prior disclosure

Sections 32 and 36 of the Patents Act 1990 provide an interested party with a means to dispute inventorship and entitlement… more »

Articles about Ramon

Ramon Tozer interviewed by Geelong Advertiser

Article republished from the Geelong Advertiser, Business Beat, on Wednesday 27th November, Margaret Linley reports: GEELONG… more »

DCC out and about

Around 100 of Sydney’s budding young engineers turned out at Davies Collison Cave in Sydney on 11 July for the annual… more »

DCC is proud to support 34APS

Davies Collison Cave is actively involved with the 34th Australasian Polymer Symposium. If you're attending the Symposium… more »