Louise joined Solubility in October 2018 with over 10 years of experience as an IP specialist assisting clients in contentious and non-contentious IP matters. Her varied practice has seen her work with a range of clients from boutique primary producers and local start-ups through to big pharma and multinational biosciences clients and government departments. Working in top tier and large private practice, and most recently as a sole practitioner, Louise has extensive experience in IP litigation (including infringement and validity challenges for patents, trademarks and copyright), IP commercialisation (including advising, drafting and reviewing distribution, supply and licensing agreements) and drafting and negotiating agreements on ownership and exploitation of IP rights.
She also has an excellent understanding of the Federal Court jurisdiction and court process having worked as a litigator for 7+ years and having served as an Associate at the Federal Court of Australia.
In addition to her legal qualifications, Louise has a strong technical base having completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Chemistry.
- Member of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)
- Member of Licensing Executives Society ANZ (LESANZ)
- Served on Victorian Regional Committee 2011-2013