Janice became an academic after a career as a barrister and solicitor in Perth, Western Australia. She has worked as in-house counsel for a publicly listed company and senior associate heading the Intellectual Property department of the commercial law firm Minter Ellison. Janice completed her doctorate in 2015 at the University of Nottingham  and has lectured at Nottingham Law School and the University of Buckingham. She was awarded the British Council's prestigious Britain-Australia Chevening Landerer Commercial Law Scholarship in 2003 and is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Janice's multi-disciplinary areas of expertise include intellectual property law, finance, corporate disclosure, IP law and education, commercialisation, entrepreneurship and business law. Janice supervises LLM and PhD student research in IP law topics. She has provided expert comment on news stories relating to intellectual property law matters and on the IP Finance blog.

Janice leads Nottingham Law School's Intellectual Property Research Group and is Editor of the Nottingham Law Journal.  

Janice presented 'The Missing Link? Corporate Narrative Reporting of Intellectual Property Assets' at the International Association for the Advancement of Research and Teaching in Intellectual Property (ATRIP) 34th Congress 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa.

In September 2014 Janice was invited to speak on IP Finance in the EU and Beyond…Does Law Matter? at the 'Intellectual Property and Venture Capital: The Secrets to Building Innovation Ecosystems' Symposium sponsored by Kyushu University held at the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Janice delivered a series of workshops in 2014-2017 entitled 'Nottingham Creative IP'
Personal Interests
Loves swimming, symphonic metal and is a supporter of Mencap and Carers UK.