2018 Occasional Seminar 2 – IP Strategies for Start-ups with Jenny Petering and Bronwyn Le Grice

Jenny Petering – Of Counsel, FB Rice

As one of the leading patent strategy practitioners in the Australian Biotechnology space, Jenny is actively involved in many leading industry groups and is often sought after to lead discussion on patent and intellectual property strategy topics.

Currently Of Counsel with FB Rice, Jenny was a partner for 15 years, and now pursues external activities supporting the advancement of the biotechnology industry. Her membership at Scale Angels supports early stage companies with advice and mentoring, connecting entrepreneurs to strategic partners and access to funding. She also sits on the Expert Advisory Panel at Industry Mentoring Network in Stem (IMNIS), a mentoring program joining experienced industry individuals with PhD students to promote and advocate innovation in technological sciences and engineering.

With extensive experience in managing international patent portfolios, including strategic planning, due diligence, and coordinating opposition proceedings, Jenny is regularly singled out by industry reviews of the world’s leading patent prosecutors, including Intellectual Asset Management, both for her exceptional technical ability and her commitment to clients.

Bronwyn Le Grice – Managing Director, ANDHealth

Bronwyn Le Grice has 15 years executive experience in the health technology sector spanning venture capital, transaction management, capital raising, corporate development, investor relations and industry advocacy.

She is currently Managing Director of ANDHealth, a unique industry-led non-profit organisation focused on strengthening the Australia digital health ecosystem and de-risking innovations in digital health, with a focus on clinical evidence, commercialisation and investment readiness. As the Founding Managing Director, Bronwyn is also the chief architect of the ANDHealth+ program, which provides critical support to Australian mid-stage digital health companies to enable them to meet key investor, partner and customer requirements in relation to both clinical and commercial validation.

Prior to ANDHealth, Bronwyn held the role of Investment Director with leading Australian healthcare venture capital firm, BioScience Managers. She was responsible for managing significant transactions in the health technology & digital health sectors resulting in over A$65m of private and public equity raisings, including IPO’s on the Australia Stock Exchange and the UK Alternative Investments Market, in addition to participating in deal origination, due diligence and negotiation for two funds totalling A$96m under management.

Bronwyn is a Non-Executive Director of Imagion Biosystems Limited (ASX:IBX), a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, A Member of Women on Boards and a Member of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum Health Technologies Sector Group.


IP Strategies for Start-ups with Jenny Petering and Bronwyn Le Grice – BridgeTech Program Occasional Seminar Speaker Series


Location: Bio21 Institute, 30 Flemington Road, VIC
Start Date: 30/08/2018 [add to calendar]
Start Time: 4:00pm
End Date: 30/08/2018
End Time: 6:00pm
RSVP By: Monday 27th of August 2018
Cost: Free
Enquiries: bridgetech.program@qut.edu.au