Richard H. Baddeley has degrees in chemical engineering and law and is a patent attorney specialising in the field of chemical engineering. Richard has been a Principal of the firm Watermark since 1993. He represents a range of clients from the resources, petrochemical and automotive industries to IT located in Australia, India and overseas. Richard specialises in patent drafting, prosecution, advice and enforcement across these industries and he has experience of intellectual property litigation in Australia and India. His interests also include the commercial resolution of disputes and issues associated with intellectual asset management. In particular, he advises on strategies to optimise protection and commercialisation of valuable intellectual property within the objectives and budgets available to his clients. Richard is a regular presenter on topics in the field of intellectual asset management.