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Melissa Erce
  • English
  • Filipino

Tel: +61 2 8231 1043


  • Sydney

Melissa Erce is an associate in our Sydney biotechnology team.

She has an extensive research background with technical experience in molecular biology, genetics and proteomics. Apart from experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, Melissa also provides IP strategy advice and patentability opinions to her clients.


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  • Masters of Intellectual Property, University of Technology Sydney
  • PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Science (Advanced) (Hons I), University of New South Wales

Industry Expertise

  • Biological therapies including cancer therapies and probiotics
  • Molecular and cell biology and proteomics
  • Biomarkers and gene therapy
  • Antibodies
  • Diagnostics

Professional Affiliations

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