Dr. Vanessa Yeung

Vanessa obtained a Bachelor of Biology at University College London, and studied both a Masters and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research under a prestigious Medical Research Council Scholarship at the University of Warwick, UK.

Dr Vanessa Yeung

Patent Scientist and Trade Marks Attorney

Vanessa obtained a Bachelor of Biology at University College London, and studied both a Masters and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research under a prestigious Medical Research Council Scholarship at the University of Warwick, UK. Read more.

Upon completing her Ph.D., Vanessa received a highly distinguished honor as one of the UK’s top Doctoral Researchers in 2014 for her pioneering work in Cancer Biology. Vanessa subsequently undertook a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute in Canada, where she continued to expand her scientific expertise across various Biotechnologies related to Single Cell Analytics and Cell Biology, before deciding to pursue a career in Intellectual Property Law. Vanessa has completed the studies necessary to become registered as a Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand and is an Australian Trade Marks Attorney.

Technical expertise

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

Areas of expertise

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Stem Cell and Cancer Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics and Genetic Engineering

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Biology (Hons), University College London, UK.
  • M.Sc. Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, University of Warwick, UK.
  • Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, University of Warwick, UK.
  • Masters of Intellectual Property Law at Melbourne Law School.

Professional Associations

  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)