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Joseph Garven

Patent Attorney

It seems the time Joseph has spent tinkering about with gadgets and working with machines has more than paid off for him. Not only does he understand what makes inventions tick, he recognises the potential found in unexpected ideas.

As a Registered Patent Attorney, Joseph advises clients on intellectual property issues surrounding patents and design registrations.

Joseph is quite the adrenaline junkie. Whether its mountain biking, snowboarding or indoor football, he’s a fan of just about anything with speed. .

Qualifications and memberships

  • BE (Hons) Mechanical
  • Registered Patent Attorney - New Zealand and Australia

Industry specialty

  • Electronics
  • ICT - software
  • Mechanical
  • Health technology


  • Patents
  • Competitive intelligence 
  • Designs


Joseph drafts patent specifications and manages patent applications with a particular focus in mechanical engineering related technology, as well as an associated understanding of electronics and software.  His practical experience working with steel and aluminium fabrication, machine operation, and repair, gives him a first-hand understanding of engineering challenges and potential solutions. 

His industry experience as a Design Engineer saw Joseph designing mechanical devices and parts for pneumatic and electronic systems. Having experience with 3D modeling and producing manufacturing drawings for clients, Joseph is adept when it comes to understanding new products and inventions, as well as thinking outside the square in order to overcome obstacles. 

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, in Mechanical Engineering and is a Registered Patent Attorney.