David Loch

Tel: +61 7 3071 1000


  • Brisbane

David Loch is a partner in our Brisbane biotechnology team.

He has a PhD in pharmacology and research experience in the fields of molecular biology, genetic engineering and cancer biology. David practices in all areas of biotechnology and has a particular expertise from his post-doctoral work in resistance biomarkers and companion diagnostics for cancer. He is well experienced in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in Australia and internationally, patent infringement and validity analysis, patent freedom to operate analysis and patent oppositions.


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  • Masters in Intellectual Property Law, University of Technology Sydney
  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons), The University of Queensland

Industry Expertise

  • Diagnostics including disease biomarkers, companion diagnostics and microorganism detection assays
  • Therapeutics including antibodies and other protein-based therapies, cell-based therapies and drug repurposing
  • Vaccines and immunology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Food technology