About Philip

Your presenter is Philip Mendes, an experienced IP professional who has negotiated research agreements, collaboration agreements, strategic alliances, intellectual property licenses and other technology transactions for over 25 years with parties in over 25 countries. 

Philip has negotiated some of the largest intellectual property transactions arising from Australian research, measured in a number of respects including deal value, export earnings generated, and number of lives saved from new therapeutic drugs and vaccines. 

Technology transactions have been undertaken in all fields of science, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, information technology, medical devices, diagnostics, defense and engineering technologies. 

Philip has negotiated with all the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, and multinational companies in other fields. 

He is an Adjunct Professor at Queensland University of Technology, where he teaches Management and Commercialisation of Intellectual Property in the WIPO/QUT Masters Program.


He has presented in excess of 200 practical licensing and intellectual property related workshops throughout Asia and Australia.

Click here to look at some of the other workshops Philip has presented.

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