Frank Pappas

Patent and Trade Marks Attorney


Phone +61 413 682 555


Frank is a registered patent and trade marks attorney and graduated with BE (Mech) from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Graduate Diploma in IP. He has been in the profession for over 30 years, and has considerable experience in drafting, prosecution and management of patents in many areas, including automotive, medical, mining and construction fields, as well as in materials engineering, heat transfer and water treatment.

As a student and graduate engineer he worked for notable companies including Boral and CSR. Frank started his IP career in a large Sydney patent and trade mark attorney firm. He has experience working as an IP Officer of an automotive design company, heading up the patent department of a medium sized patent attorney firm, and as a sole practitioner for over twelve years prior to joining Acrogon IP with George Griziotis. In addition to handling design and trade mark matters for many of his engineering clients, Frank has acted for many trade mark clients in the areas of retail, food, wine and fashion.

Frank enjoys working for large, medium and small clients alike. He has for over twenty years regularly collaborated with an industrial designer to assist SME’s and individual inventors take their invention from concept to prototype and manufacturing.

Practice Areas

  • Patents
  • Trade Marks
  • Designs