Dr. Christie is a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney with a technical background in biotechnology. His work includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications, providing advice on the validity and infringement of patents, and acting in opposition matters.
Dr. Christie acts across a range of technical fields including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, agriculture, genetics and genomics, biochemistry, chemistry, food technology, nanotechology and medical devices.
Dr. Christie also assists clients to obtain and enforce plant breeder's rights in Australia and plant variety rights in New Zealand. He is the only Australian patent attorney to be accredited by the Plant Breeder's Rights Office as a Qualified Person, enabling him to certify plant breeder's rights applications.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael Christie, Ph.D.