Ayesha Lee


IP Qualifications

Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney
Registered Australian Trade Mark Attorney
Master of Industrial Property

Academic Qualifications

QualificationInstitutionYear of Completion
Master of Intellectual PropertyUniversity of Technology Sydney2014
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)University College Cork2001

Industry Experience

PositionOrganisation/InstitutionDate of Tenure
Sustainability EngineerEP&T Global2009-2010
Digital IC Design EngineerCeva DSP Ireland2007-2009
Digital IC Design EngineerMotorola SPS/Freescale Semiconductor2001-2006


The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of AustraliaFellow
Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New ZealandOrdinary Member
Asian Patent Attorneys AssociationDesigns Committee Member (Australia)

Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Specifications

PCT Publication NumberTitle of Application
PCT/AU2015/000002Document and object manipulation
PCT/AU2018/000148Patient fluid balance monitoring system and method
PCT/AU2017/000265Method and system for rendering an object in a virtual view
PCT/AU2016/000382Interactive golfing system and method
PCT/AU2018/000019Method, apparatus and system for encoding and decoding video data
PCT/AU2018/000018Method, apparatus and system for encoding and decoding video data
PCT/AU2018/000084System and method of configuring a virtual camera
PCT/AU2018/051388Method and system for context-aware provision of content

Selected Publications – industry/IP specific

Lee, A., & Reynolds, S. (2019, September). Australian Court Confirms Refurbished Printer Cartridges Infringe Patent, APAA E-Newsletter (13).
Lee, A., & Reynolds, S. (2019, March). Federal Court Overturns Patent Office – Computer-implemented Invention Patentable!, APAA E-Newsletter (11).
Lee, A., & Reynolds, S. (2019, March). Australian Federal Court finds computer-implemented business method patentable, Lexis News IP Law Bulletin, 31(10), 202–203.
Expertise and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:

  • Patent prosecution
  • Patent drafting
  • Portfolio management
  • Litigation assistance
  • Opposition

Primary patent practice areas by technology:

  • Image processing
  • ICT systems
  • Data processing
  • Software systems
  • Medical systems
  • Computing systems
  • AI and machine learning

Research/Industry Background

General technical areas:

  • Telecommunication systems
  • Digital IC design and layout
  • Storage systems
  • IC integration             
  • Building sustainability systems

Industry experience:

  • Designed SATA (Serial ATA) storage solutions as Digital IC Designer at Ceva DSP Ireland
  • Designed SOCs for GSM and GPRS applications at Motorola SPS (later to become Freescale Semiconductor)

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