Damian Slizys is a registered Australian Patent Attorney. He primarily practices in the fields of chemistry and pharmaceuticals and is adept at advising clients in a manner which is informed and directed by the regulatory and business framework in which they operate. He counsels in areas such as patent strategy and freedom to operate as well as patent drafting, filing, and prosecution. Damian has also coordinated opposition proceedings and has provided both scientific and legal advice in a number of patent litigation matters. Damian is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and has been awarded a Bachelor of Science (Honours), PhD (Chemistry) and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours).
Damian invests in early stage companies where his expertise is relevant and useful. He is interested in the business of patents including the business of patent attorney firms, the business of companies that rely on patents as a core assets, and the use of the patent system to achieve commercial objectives.
He is the managing director of Falkenheim Advisory and of Kobold Ventures.