IP Guardian ~ Sydney Australia


Meet our highly qualified expert patent and trade mark attorneys
Barry Meskin

Barry Meskin

Barry Meskin, the founder and principal of IP Guardian, is an experienced attorney and is passionate about helping clients' protect their inventions and brands. He has over 20 years’ experience as a patent and trade mark attorney at specialist IP law firms and as in-house counsel in Australia.

Barry specialises in patent, trade mark and design registration. He advises startups, SMEs and large corporates on how to protect their intellectual property in Australia and overseas. Barry is passionate about protection consumer brands especially those that are designed and manufactured in Australia.


  • Registered Australian Patent
  • Registered Trade Mark Attorney
  • Registered New Zealand Patent Attorney
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Intellectual Property
  • Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice ((not practising)
  • Member of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorney of Australia
  • Member of The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc
Vivek Dahiya

Vivek Dahiya

Vivek is an Engineer, patent agent, advocate and strategist. Over 14+ years of experience in Intellectual Property domain Vivek had handled 2000+ patent applications and assisted innovators, creators, entrepreneurs, institutions and incubation centres in devising their strategies revolving around innovations, executing these strategies and monetizing in accordance with focused marketing plans. The business centric solutions provided by him enable stakeholders to maximize their return on investments.

Vivek has been working closely with aggregators and accelerators in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore and helping his Indian clients in providing access to global market as well as investors.


  • M.E (Telecommunications), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
  • B.E. (Electronics & Communication), Gurgaon, India
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Currently studying for Master of IP Law, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  • Member of Indian National Bar Association
  • Member of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), India Group
  • Visiting Faculty of Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property, Nagpur
  • Consultant to number of universities
  • Internationally acclaimed for patent prosecution by IAM Patent 1000 magazine
  • Registered Indian Patent Agent
  • Member – Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce
John Paul Pasamonte

John Paul Pasamonte

Administrative Assistant
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By delivering expert advice, our team of intellectual property lawyers from Sydney will protect and maximise the value of your innovative product or service.
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A patent is an intellectual property right granted for a new invention that is novel and inventive or innovative. We can help by filing patents in Australia, New Zealand and overseas.
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Trade Marks

A trade mark is a sign that is used to distinguish goods or services from those provided by any other person. We can help by filing trade marks in Australia, New Zealand and overseas.
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Design Registrations

A ‘design’ is the overall appearance of a product resulting from its visual features. We can help by filing design registrations in Australia, New Zealand and overseas.
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Getting Started

"IP Guardian helped me to protect my idea before I disclosed it to third parties, ensuring it was secure from copying."

When should I contact a patent and trade mark attorney?

As soon as you start to think about your new business idea or invention, a patent and trade mark attorney becomes key to taking the best next steps. We can discuss your idea and help you take the best options to protect your invention and brand.
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What are my options for disclosing my idea or brand?

Get some obligation free advice from an attorney before you disclose your idea. Your confidentiality is guaranteed by law and your attorney will help you get ready for the further development of your invention or brand!

How can I know which attorney is right for me?

Does your patent attorney or trade mark attorney return your calls? Are you dealing with an experienced intellectual property law attorney? Do you feel comfortable disclosing confidential information? Do they have your best interest in mind? With the right IP licensing lawyer, the answers should be a resounding "Yes!"