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John Gordon Hinde

John Gordon Hinde, Australian patent lawyer, solicitor, notary public. Solicitor Supreme Court of New South Wales; registered patent attorney, 1976.


  • Hinde, John Gordon was born on April 5, 1939 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Son of George Gordon and Vera Jean (Francis) Hinde.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1959. Diploma of Education, University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1960. Diploma of Law (SAB), Sydney University, 1970.


    • Teacher New South Wales Department Education, Sydney, 1960-1965, Inner London Education Authority, 1966, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney, 1967-1970. Barrister-at-law New South Wales Bar Association, 1970-1971. Technical assistant Spruson & Ferguson, 1971-1976, principal, since 1976, Sprusons, Solicitors, Sydney, since 1978.

      Lecturer in law Sydney University Law School, 1974-1977.

    Major achievements

    • Solicitor Supreme Court of New South Wales. Registered patent attorney, 1976.


    Fellow Institute Patent Attorneys Australia. Member American Bar Association (committee since 1987), American Intellectual Property Law Association (committee member since 1986), Law Society New South Wales (committee since 1978), Chartered Institute Patent Agents United Kingdom (overseas member), American National Club Sydney, Law Council Australia (committee since 1990), Australian Jockey Club, Manly Golf Club.



    Thoroughbred horse breeding and racing, golf, swimming, bridge, hiking.


    • Married Judith Anne Walmsley, May 13, 1967. Children: Kathryn Anne, Andrew John.
    • father: George Gordon Hinde
    • mother: Vera Jean (Francis) Hinde
    • spouse: Judith Anne Walmsley
    • children: Kathryn Anne Hinde
    • Andrew John Hinde
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