Dr. Rosemary Manhire-Heath

Rosemary has experience in Australian and foreign patent prosecution, freedom to operate advice and litigation support. She is a registered Trade Marks Attorney in Australia and has experience in prosecuting Australian and foreign trade marks and trade mark oppositions. Rosemary is currently undertaking a Masters of Intellectual Property at Monash University to become a registered Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand.

Dr. Rosemary Manhire-Heath

Trade Marks Attorney and Patent Scientist

Rosemary has experience in Australian and foreign patent prosecution, freedom to operate advice and litigation support. She is a registered Trade Marks Attorney in Australia and has experience in prosecuting Australian and foreign trade marks and trade mark oppositions. Rosemary is currently undertaking a Masters of Intellectual Property at Monash University to become a registered Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand. Read more.

She has an extensive scientific research background covering areas such as genetics, molecular and cell biology, and genomics. She has attended many national and international conferences, and presented her work to a range of audiences. Rosemary graduated from The University of Otago in New Zealand, with a BSc (Hons) majoring in Biochemistry and Genetics. She then went on to complete a PhD in Developmental and Cell Biology from the Australian National University. Rosemary’s PhD involved identifying genes and novel signalling pathways involved in regulating cell differentiation and motility, to further understand the genetics behind tumour progression. After completing her PhD she then worked as a postdoctoral scientist in the Genetics Department at the University of Melbourne continuing on with the work she established during her PhD.

Technical expertise

  • Australian and foreign patent prosecution
  • Patent validity and freedom to operate advice
  • Litigation support

Areas of expertise

  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Signal Transduction, Cell Differentiation and Cell Fate
  • Tissue Culture
  • Molecular targets in Cancer
  • Gene Expression Profiling
  • Genetics
  • Biotechnology

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) (Biochemistry), University of Otago
  • PhD in Genetics and Cell Biology, Australian National University
  • Currently undertaking study towards a Masters of Intellectual Property Law, Monash University

Professional Associations

  • Institute for Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys Australia (IPTA)
  • Australian New Zealand Society for Cell Biology and Development (ANZCBD)
  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)