Joanne Grant

Bronwen Duke

Business Manager

Diploma of Business Administration

Bronwen is a highly respected executive manager who has held senior positions in both the private and public sectors, over a career spanning more than 40 years. Her contribution to the ACT Government and her competence in business management has earnt her the Director-General’s Award and acknowledgement by the Minister’s Office. Bronwen has worked in private sector companies including the Royal Australian Institute of Architects; Myer and The Vines Resort (WA). She was Business Manager for a private software sales company for more than 15 years and the International Sales Business Manager for an IT sales company based in Las Vegas, USA for five years.

Other than as Pearce IP’s Business Director, Bronwen’s recent roles were with the ACT Government, including as Senior Director, Business Support for Roads ACT, where she was responsible for the management of all business support functions including finance, procurement and contracts, WHS and HR.

My Awards

Australian Law Awards (Lawyers Weekly)

Finalist – Intellectual Property Team of the Year: Pearce IP (2022)
Winner – Intellectual Property Team of the Year: Pearce IP (2021)

IAM Patent 1000

Firm: Pearce IP ranked bronze for litigation and prosecution (2022)
Firm: Pearce IP ranked bronze for litigation and recommended for prosecution (2021)

Managing IP Stars

Firm: Pearce IP ranked Tier 3 – prosecution (2022)

Women in Business Law Awards – APAC

Shortlisted – Australian Firm of the Year (2022)

Australasian Lawyer 5-Star Awards

5-Star Intellectual Property Law Firm: Pearce IP (2021)

Lexology Legal Influencer

Healthcare and Life Sciences (Australasia): Pearce IP (Q2 2022, Q1 2021, Q4 2020)
Healthcare and Life Sciences (Cross-border): Pearce IP (2021)

"Winner - Intellectual Property Team of the Year 2021"

Australian Law Awards (Lawyers Weekly)

"Finalist - Intellectual Property Team of the Year 2022"

Australian Law Awards (Lawyers Weekly)

"Pearce IP ranked bronze for litigation and prosecution"

IAM Patent 1000 2022

"Pearce IP bronze ranking for litigation and recommended for prosecution"

IAM Patent 1000 2021

"5-Star Intellectual Property Law Firm"

Australasian Lawyer 5-Star Awards 2021

"Pearce IP Ranked Tier 3 - Prosecution"

MIP IP Stars 2022

"Women in Business Law Awards - APAC"

Shortlisted: Australian Firm of the Year (2022)

"Lexology Legal Influencer"

Healthcare and Life Sciences (Australasia): Pearce IP (Q2 2022, Q1 2021, Q4 2020)

Healthcare and Life Sciences (Cross-border): Pearce IP (2021)

OUR VISION

By 2027, be the premier life sciences IP practice in Australia.