Dr Peytee Grusche
Special Counsel
Areas of Expertise

Intellectual Property, Technology & Telecommunications, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical

Peytee Grusche assists clients in the areas of research and development, commercialisation of intellectual property, patent, trade mark and design registration and enforcement and she is also a Patent and Trade Marks Attorney. She has a Doctor of Philosophy (Cancer Cell biology) from the University of Melbourne/Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute.  Her research focussed on the pathways contributing to tumourigenesis using Drosophila Melanogaster.

Peytee is also experienced in advising on commercial agreements including collaboration agreements in the areas of medical technology, biotechnology and agricultural biotechnology; licences of intellectual property and information technology supply agreements. As a result of her Doctoral studies, Peytee has a firm grasp of the technology being created or licensed and can apply legal principles in commercial settings of collaboration and licensing.

Peytee advises private sector clients including biotechnology companies, Cooperative Research Centres, the tertiary education sector including universities, as well as local and state government departments.

What others say

"Key Lawyer – Australia, Intellectual Property"
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2022


Commercialising intellectual property

Advising on commercialising intellectual property for private sector clients including Cooperative Research Centres and biotechnology companies.


Advising on the complex area of biotechnology and addresses the legal ramifications that emerge from using biological systems, to make or modify products.

Medical Research/Therapeutic Goods

Providing advice to the Medical Research/Therapeutic Goods Administration sector.

Patents, trade marks, designs, copyright and PBR

Advising clients regarding patent (biotechnology), trademarks, designs, copyright and plant breeder rights.

Branding and trade mark protection

Advising on branding and trademark protection.