Jenny Petering
Of Counsel

Tel: +61 3 8618 4106


  • Melbourne

Jenny Petering is Of Counsel in our Melbourne biotechnology team.

Jenny is one of the leading practitioners in the Australian biotechnology space. She has extensive experience in managing international patent portfolios, including strategic planning, due diligence, infringement and patentability advice, and coordinating opposition proceedings. Jenny is regularly singled out by industry reviews of the world’s leading patent prosecutors for both for her exceptional technical ability and her commitment to clients. She has been recognised as an IP Star for patent prosecution by Managing Intellectual Property every year since 2019 and endorsed in the IAM Prosecution recommended list each year since 2018. Jenny has also been recognised in the IAM Strategy 300 list from 2021, 2023 and 2024.


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  • PhD in Molecular Biology, The University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry and Genetics, Monash University

Industry Expertise

  • Stem cells
  • Antibody technology
  • Protein evolution technique
  • Diagnostics
  • Targets for drug development
  • Gene cloning
  • Gene expression
  • Transgenic animals
  • Yeast genetics
  • Agricultural systems

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (ITPA)
  • Member - AusBiotech
  • Member - Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
  • Member - International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
  • Member - Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)