Executive Manager CSIRO Intellectual Property
Christine has more than 15 years of experience in the IP area. Prior to this, in the early 90s, she worked in research as a scientist at Ciba Geigy (Manchester, UK) and then at CSIRO (Clayton, Victoria) as a scientist with the Forestry Division and then with the Division of Chemicals and Polymers. She commenced her experience in IP at the Australian Patent Office as a patent examiner, then worked in the UK under UK and EP patent law in private practice (Wilson, Gunn McCaw), as well as in-house at the Unilever patent department. Christine then returned to Australia and has worked in private practice for two leading patent attorney firms before moving in-house to CSIRO IP Management in 2008.