Vivian is a paralegal in the Sydney office of FB Rice. Vivian joined FB Rice in 2012. Vivian is responsible for filing patent applications in Australia, New Zealand and other jurisdictions as part of the Biotechnology group. She prepares Sequence Listings and formal drawings to support patent applications in biotechnology matters, and other supporting documentation. Vivian is also responsible for conducting patent watches and searches, and provides technical support to attorneys during patent prosecution.
Vivian earned her Bachelor of Science (Hons) from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Vivian's honours thesis was based on her research on Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms and treatments of bodily infections, including Cystic Fibrosis.