Dr. Obranovich has more than 20 years private practice experience in developing and managing global IP portfolios in the biotechnology sector, with a focus on molecular, cellular and genomic technologies as they relate to diagnostics and therapeutics. She practices as both a lawyer and a patent attorney and spent ten years as a partner at a top tier Australian intellectual property firm. Dr. Obranovich was extensively involved in the Australian Federal Government policy issues that arose in light of the Myriad Genetics gene patents and she also speaks widely in relation to IP issues. She is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal and High Courts of Australia. She is also registered as a patent and trademarks attorney in both Australia and New Zealand. Prior to these roles, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in immunology and lectured in immunology at Monash University. Dr. Obranovich teaches patent law at Melbourne University, Monash University and RMIT University. She received her B.Sc. (Hons), LL.B., and Ph.D. (Immunology) degrees from Monash University.