Dr Annabella Newton elected Councillor of The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)

We are very pleased to announce that POF Senior Associate, Dr Annabella Newton, has been elected to the role of Councillor within IPTA. The results of the election were announced at the IPTA Annual Conference in Darwin, which took place from 26 to 28 May 2021.

Annabella has extensive in-house experience as a patent attorney, as well as many years’ research experience, having worked in academia, industry, and for CSIRO. She has always been involved in the wider scientific community and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion within the STEMM sector and the patent attorney profession. We are looking forward to what Annabella will bring to the council in this new role. Congratulations Bella!