Dr Tania Obranovich

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)



Tania practises as both a patent attorney and solicitor and brings to her practice the experience obtained in pursuing molecular and cellular immunological research to the post-doctoral level. As a patent attorney, Tania is involved in a range of intellectual property matters including the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and the provision of patentability and infringement opinions relating to all aspects of biotechnology. As a solicitor, Tania has been involved in both biotechnology related litigation and intellectual property commercialisation matters. Tania joined Davies Collison Cave in 1995, becoming a partner in 2003.

Tania is extensively involved in the preparation and presentation of seminars, in respect of a wide variety of patent issues, to academic institutions and commercial organisations. She developed and presented the General Immunology subject of the Monash University Post-Graduate Diploma of Immunology from 1995 to 1999, as well as the Intellectual Property subject of the Monash University Graduate Diploma in the Biotechnologies of Life. Qualifications and Memberships:

  • Bachelor of Laws, Monash University
  • Doctorate of Philosophy (Immunology), Monash University
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.), Monash University
  • Diploma of Intellectual Property Practice, IPTA
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Monash University
  • Admitted: Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal and High courts of Australia
  • Registered patent Attorney (Australia and New Zealand)
  • Registered trade marks attorney (Australia)
  • Member: Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia
  • Member: Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member: Licensing Executives Society
  • Member: BioMelbourne Network