Prue Cowin
Senior Associate

Tel: +61 3 8618 4107


  • Melbourne

Prue Cowin is a senior associate in our Melbourne biotechnology team.

She has expertise in the preparation and global enforcement of patent portfolios and regularly counsels clients on freedom-to-operate; patentability, infringement and validity issues. With her extensive scientific background, she specialises in the area of biopharmaceuticals, their use and methods for their manufacture.


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  • Masters of Intellectual Property Law, The University of Melbourne
  • PhD, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons), Monash University

Industry Expertise

  • Biological therapies including antibodies, proteins, peptides, stem cell
  • Manufacturing processes for biologicals
  • Cancer genomics, including whole genome sequencing
  • Molecular and cell biology

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
  • Member - BioMelbourne Network