Devina Chetty

Patent Department

A candidate patent attorney with a background in genetics and cell biology.

About Devina Chetty

Devina Chetty is a candidate attorney in the patent department. She is focused on freedom-to-operate and patentability investigations, patent drafting and prosecution, as well as transactional IP.

Devina completed a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Genetics and Cell Biology (summa cum laude) followed by an Honours degree in Genetics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (summa cum laude). She later completed a Master of Science in Human Genetics and is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Laws through the University of South Africa. She has particular interest in innovations in the biotechnology and human genetics field.

Focus areas

  • Freedom-to-operate searches
  • Patentability investigations
  • Patent drafting and prosecution
  • Transactional IP


  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, BSc in Life and Earth Sciences (2018)
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, BScHons in Genetics (2019)
  • University of Stellenbosch, MSc Human Genetics (2022)
  • University of South Africa, Currently studying towards a degree in law

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