Dr. Daniel Sieveking

Daniel Sieveking

IP Qualifications

Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney
Registered Australian Trade Mark Attorney

Academic Qualifications

QualificationInstitutionYear of Completion
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)University of Sydney2009
Master of Industrial PropertyUniversity of Technology, Sydney2005
Bachelor of Science (Hons I)University of New South Wales2001

Industry Experience

PositionOrganisation/InstitutionDate of Tenure
Postdoctoral FellowStanford University2010


The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of AustraliaMember
The Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New ZealandMember

Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Specifications

PCT Publication NumberTitle of Application
WO2017/219062Methods for differentiating cells into cells with a Müller cell phenotype, cells produced by the methods, and methods for using the cells
WO2017/063023Compositions and methods for the treatment of diseases involving mucin
WO 2016/049682Periodontal tissue grafts
WO 2016/090408Compositions and methods for neuronal differentiation of cells
WO 2015/103664Risk stratification in influenza
WO 2015/157794Compositions and methods for the treatment or prevention of neurodegenerative disorders
WO 2015/061832Pharmaceutical combinations for the treatment of cancer
WO 2014/022879Compounds for the treatment of mtor pathway related diseases
WO 2014/094041Treatment of diseases involving mucin
WO 2014/075124Methods and compositions for the treatment and/or prevention of bowel disorders

Selected Publications - Scientific

Scientific Publications
Sieveking, DP., Wong, W., Matrone, G., Tian, X., Tomoiaga, S., Au, K., Meng, S., Yamazoe, S., Chen, K., Burns, D., Chen, J., Blau, H. and Cooke, J. (2017). “Discovery of novel determinants of endothelial lineage using chimeric heterokaryons.”
Sieveking DP, Chow R, Ng MK. “Androgens, Angiogenesis and Cardiovascular Regeneration” Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity (2010) 3:277-83.
Experience and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:

  • Patent Oppositions
  • Local & Foreign Patent Prosecution
  •  Patent Oppositions
  • Extension of Terms
  •  Patentability Advice

Primary patent practice areas by technology:

  •  Molecular Biology
  • Cellular Biology
  •  Stem Cells
  •  Immunology
  •  Cardiovascular
  • Proteins

Scientific/research background:

A. Honours research:

  •  Focused on the complex host inflammatory response to
    infection with Helicobacter pylori and the epidemiology and
    transmission of infectious diseases within one of Australia’s
    leading microbiological research laboratories.

B. PhD research:

  • The elucidation of the gender differences in cardiovascular disease.
  • Highlighted a novel role for male sex hormones in angiogenesis,
    with implications for androgen replacement therapies and gender
    specific treatments for cardiovascular disease.
  • Focused on novel cellular therapies for the promotion of
    cardiovascular regeneration.
  •  Findings elucidated the role of progenitor cells in angiogenesis,
    with implications for the optimisation of cell therapies PhD
    research was presented to the American Heart Association and
    the American College of Cardiology and published in the high
    impact journals: Journal of Experimental Medicine and Journal
    of the American College of Cardiology.

C. Postdoctoral research:

  • Focused on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).
  • Investigated cellular reprogramming and its application in
    regenerative medicine.
  • Analysed the use of small molecules to induce pluripotency in
    somatic cells.
  •  Identification of transcription factors involved in the
    differentiation of cardiovascular cells (endothelial cells) for the
    purposes of drug discovery and therapeutic use.

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