Fatima Beattie

Deputy Director General, IP Australia

Fatima Beattie joined IP Australia in February 2003 as the Commissioner of Patents. In September 2007 she was appointed Deputy Director General having responsibility for all the registered intellectual property rights in Australia including the roles of Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trade Marks, Designs and Plant Breeder’s Rights.

Fatima’s academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, a Master of Science from Cranfield Institute of Technology (UK) and a Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.