Patent & Trade Mark
Rachel Hooke
Rachel Hooke

Level 23, 44 Market Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel +61 2 8231 1000
Fax +61 2 8231 1099
Recent Publications
22 May 2018
We are delighted with the news that so many of our Partners have been singled out as IP Stars by leading intellectual property magazine Managing Intellectual Property (MIP).

Rachel is a partner of FB Rice and heads both the Medical Technology and China business teams.  As a qualified patent attorney, Rachel has over 20 years of experience advising her clients in all matters related to intellectual property.  From drafting and prosecuting multi-jurisdictional patent families to providing high level strategic advice, clients appreciate Rachel’s experience and ability to see the bigger picture to ensure any IP strategy aligns with their commercial goals.

Rachel is also a keen angel investor and a member of the Scale Investors network, an organisation that provides early investment support to female-led businesses.  Her experience as an investor gives further insights into the pressures and hurdles facing clients when it comes to growing their innovation from an initial idea to a viable business.

Rachel is a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney located in our Sydney office.

  • BSc (Hons) in Microbiology and Chemistry from the University of Glasgow
  • MBChB from the University of Dundee
Key Areas of Expertise
  • Orthopaedics including various prostheses and new drug combinations
  • Pharmaceuticals and drug delivery systems
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Diagnostic devices and systems
  • Medical and surgical instruments and equipment
  • Cardiovascular including heart assist devices, vascular grafts and stents
  • Wound care
  • Ophthalmology
  • Microbiology, including infectious disease control; bacterial toxins and their use in medicine; and vaccines
Industry Focus
Professional Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys of Australia
  • Member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association
  • Member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand