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Kylie Diwell
Partner
I have general corporate and commercial experience, as well as specialist expertise in intellectual property, information technology and communications and regulatory matters. I advise both public and private sector clients, with a focus on higher education, government, health, biotechnology, telecommunications and energy.
  • +61 3 8608 2019
  • +61 411 163 613

I have significant experience in advising clients on the establishment of research centres, research funding, collaborative research and intellectual property licensing arrangements. I have undertaken numerous due diligences and audits for clients prior to the commercialisation of technology. I also have specific expertise in relation to Crown copyright, creative commons licensing and database copyright issues.

I have advised the higher education sector for over ten years on a range of commercial and regulatory matters, including compliance with university specific legislation. I also regularly advise the government and public sector agencies on major projects, procurement and research funding arrangements.

I hold an honours degree in both law and science (genetics) from the University of Melbourne and have completed a Masters of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Melbourne.

A member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand, the Licensing Executives Society of Australia and New Zealand, the BioMelbourne Network and Ausbiotech, I have published articles and presented lectures on intellectual property issues associated with research and the intellectual property/competition law overlap.