Protect your IP: Innovation in a Translational Research Context

Lectorial Room II (556), Arts West, The University of Melbourne, Royal Parade, Parkville


The proper protection of Intellectual Property (IP) is the key to successful translation of research into commercial success. The University’s increasing engagement with industry partners as the traditional funding landscape shifts, makes understanding and engaging with the proper protection of IP essential. Discover the untapped translational potential of your research and how best to ensure that it is properly protected to ensure the most successful outcome.

This seminar will provide you with insight and practical guidance on the different ways you can safeguard your work from misuse and exploitation, including what to look out for and consider when having discussions with industry.

Grace Chan and Shereen Tan of the University’s Tech Licencing Team will be presenting this seminar, sharing their experiences of common trouble-spots and providing practical advice. Dr. Graham Brodie (Senior Lecturer, FVAS) and Fabian Lim (RIC) will also be presenting a case study of their successful experience in this space, which resulted in the creation of Agtech startup ‘Growave’, and will be sharing their understanding of this complex process.

Presenters: Grace Chan, Shereen Tan, Fabian Lim and Dr Graham Brodie