Rob McInnes


  • 37 years of experience as a life sciences patent and technology licensing lawyer in Australia.
  • Accredited as a Certified Licensing Professional.
  • BSc (Hons), LLB; Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia.

Specialist in technology transfer, licensing and IP agreements for start-ups, multinationals and research institutes across life sciences, healthcare, and pharmaceutical industries.
Former President of the Licensing Executives Society of Australia and New Zealand; Australia’s highest recommended patent and technology licensing lawyer in the IAM Patent 1000 and named as an “IP Star” in Managing IP magazine.

Rob is based in Sydney and provides services to Blue Penguin IP through his company Rob McInnes IP Advisory Pty Ltd.