Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
Company Director and Licensing Consultant
John Stonier is a consultant to Davies Collison Cave, industry and government in areas which include the development, negotiation and management of intellectual property and technology agreements.
He has been chairman or member of a number of Federal government committees, including the ALRC Advisory Committee on Genetics and IP Rights, the Panel of Experts on the Biotechnology Centre of Excellence, the IP and Competition Review and the Industrial Property Advisory Committee.
John is a former President of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) International and LES Australia. He was BHP's Director Development and Investments and his responsibilities included the Patents, Licensing and Venture Capital Departments for the BHP Group. Before then he worked as a financial executive with WR Grace & Co in New York, and as a lawyer in Melbourne.
He holds qualifications from Columbia University and the Universities of Melbourne and New England.