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Bonnerup, Peter Madsen (1890 - 1976)

Patent attorney
Born: 1890.  Died: 8 September 1976.
Peter Madsen Bonnerup set up his patent attorney practise in Perth in June 1920 and retired at the end of 1954. He was Western Australia's sole practising patent attorney for many years and was Australia’s longest registered patent attorney. He was educated at the South Australian School of Mines, University of Adelaide (BSc) and worked as an Assayer with the English and Australian Copper Co. in Port Adelaide. He also taught metallurgy at the School of Mines in Zeehan, Tasmania; was an Examiner at the Commonwealth Patent Office in Melbourne and a Technical Assistant to Clement Hack, a patent attorney. While there Bonnerup qualified as a patent attorney and was admitted to practice May 1920. He also had farming interests in the Mid-West region of Western Australia from 1926 to 1948.

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