Dr Susanna Herd

PhD, MIPLaw
Dr Susanna Herd

Dr Susanna Herd

Intellectual Property Manager

Dr Susanna Herd holds a PhD, a Dip Ed and a Master of Intellectual Property Law from the University of Melbourne. Her research interests have included inherited disorders of copper metabolism and the role of molecular chaperones in the folding of proteins in mitochondria. She held the position of Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry at La Trobe University until 2005 when she joined Hexima as Intellectual Property Manager. She has extensive experience in the management of Hexima’s patent portfolio, including the preparation and prosecution of patents and the development of IP strategy. Dr Herd is a member of both the La Trobe University and Hexima Limited Institutional Biosafety Committees.