Panelist Profile


Jane Perrier

Telstra, General Counsel (AU)


Jane Perrier is Special Counsel, Technology, Innovation & Intellectual Property for Telstra Corporation Limited, Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company. Jane has been with Telstra for over 25 years and provides strategic legal and policy advice on Telstra’s IP interests in Australia and overseas. Jane’s team also advises Telstra’s Chief Technology Office on a broad range of legal issues relating to innovation and technology. Jane is a legal practitioner and registered trade mark attorney. She has led Telstra’s extensive engagement on IP policy, law and regulation with a particular focus on innovation and online copyright infringement. She has also authored and co-authored a number of articles on IP, and regularly presents on IP issues in business and professional forums. Jane is a former appointee, and consultant, to the Federal Government’s (former) Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP).