Cameron Smith

Tel: +61 3 8618 4128


  • Melbourne
  • Adelaide

Cameron Smith is a partner in our Melbourne biotechnology team.

Cameron has extensive experience in managing international patent portfolios in the biotechnology space. Regular counsel is provided to clients in relation to strategic planning, due diligence and patentability advice with clients ranging from publicly listed biotechnology companies to smaller startup companies and university commercialisation teams. Counsel is primarily sought after in relation to biological therapeutics such as CAR-T, antibodies and stem cells as well as diagnostics and mRNA therapeutics. Cameron was recognised as an MIP Rising Star in 2018 and 2019 and as a Notable Practitioner in 2023


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  • Master of Commercial Law, The University of Melbourne
  • PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Flinders University
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons) in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Flinders University

Industry Expertise

  • Biotechnology
  • Tumour biology and immuno-oncology
  • Antibodies and cell therapy such as CAR-T and stem cells
  • RNA therapeutics such mRNA and microRNAs
  • Diagnostics and genetics

Professional Affiliations

  • Member - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Member - Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)