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Joanna Jones | Associate

B.Sc. (Hons.), Ph.D., M.IP, MRSC CChem, Patent Attorney

Joanna Jones

Areas of Expertise

  • Patents
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals

Joanna is a patent attorney with the chemical and biotechnology group based in the Sydney office, where she is involved in patent prosecution and drafting, filing and prosecuting patent term extensions, conducting patent oppositions and providing patent infringement and validity advice. Joanna has extensive expertise in pharmaceuticals, consumer health products, animal health products, process technology, analytical chemistry, food technology, medical devices, agricultural chemicals as well as other areas of general chemistry.

Joanna was awarded the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia Academy Medal in 2009.

Prior to joining Davies Collison Cave in 2007, Joanna was the Manager of a development laboratory of a large multinational pharmaceutical company. Joanna has 10 years global research, development and commercialisation experience within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in the UK, Ireland, Puerto Rico, the US and Australia. She also has considerable experience in regulatory affairs in relation to pharmaceutical, consumer and animal health products both in Australia and overseas.

Joanna completed her PhD in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland. Her doctoral research involved the design and implementation of process analytical technologies for use in the manufacture of dyes and pesticides. Whilst completing her honours degree at the University of Swansea in Wales, Joanna won the Dow Corning Award for Chemistry, the Royal Society of Chemistry Prize for Analytical Chemistry and the J. J. Ayling Prize for Chemistry.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Committee Member: Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand, NSW Division
  • Member: Australian Science Communicators
  • Member: AusBiotech Limited
  • Member: Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia
  • Member: Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member: Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Member: Royal Society of Chemistry

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons 1) (Chemistry and Analytical Science), University of Swansea, Wales, University Medal
  • Chartered Chemist, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Analytical Chemistry), Strathclyde University, Scotland
  • Master of Industrial Property, The University of Technology Sydney
  • Registered Patent Attorney (Australia and New Zealand)
  • Registered Trade Marks Attorney (Australia)


Joanna’s latest articles

The recipe for protecting your valuable assets

First published: Food Australia publication, 4th June 2014 Intellectual property is a key component in the recipe for success… more »

Identifying and protecting your valuable IP assets

The first step to protecting your creative and intellectual effort is to identify and classify your intellectual property so… more »

The importance of good laboratory notebook practice

Take note: poor laboratory notebook documentation could cost you! Your laboratory notebooks can be critical in establishing… more »

Articles about Joanna

Identifying and protecting your valuable IP assets

The first step to protecting your creative and intellectual effort is to identify and classify your intellectual property so… more »

The importance of good laboratory notebook practice

Take note: poor laboratory notebook documentation could cost you! Your laboratory notebooks can be critical in establishing… more »

DCC hosts Australian Centre for Nanomedicine seminar by Professor Molly Stevens

Based at the University of New South Wales, The Australian Centre for Nanomedicine (ACN) brings together researchers in… more »