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FB Rice


Member Contact: Jenny Petering

Position: Of Counsel

Industry: Industry Support Services

Company Profile:

Since being founded more than 70 years ago, FB Rice has grown into Australia’s leading independent intellectual property firm and a national leader in biotechnology and the life sciences.

FB Rice works with a broad range of domestic and international clients; well known in the Australian market for its work with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and a range of research institutes, universities and innovation hubs that support emerging businesses.

The firm’s mission is to inspire its attorneys and staff to best serve their clients as they navigate what can be the complex world of IP. This unique approach has seen FB Rice win nine Australian Client Choice Awards, including being named Best Specialist IP Firm five years running and Best Client Experience Firm in 2021 and 2022.

Just as Australia’s scientists continue pushing the boundaries of innovation and knowledge, FB Rice is deeply committed to constantly improving its own capabilities. In addition to working with clients on breakthrough technologies, FB Rice works closely with local industry bodies and networks such as AusBiotech, BioMelbourne, Bioshares, and Life Sciences Queensland. This combination of understanding the local environment coupled with its global networks and technical expertise ensures that FB Rice’s dedicated biotechnology team can deliver a superior service every time.

FB Rice champions innovation and creates value.


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