Michelle Lee

Position:Senior Associate

IP Qualifications

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

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year of Completion
Bachelor of Mechanical (Biomedical) Engineering (Hons)University of Sydney2009

Industry Experience

PositionOrganisation/InstitutionDate of Tenure
Mechanical Design EngineerEIM Medical Consulting2012 – 2014


Organisation Level
Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of AustraliaOrdinary Member
Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New ZealandOrdinary Member

Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) specifications

PCT Publication NumberTitle of Application
WO 2017/079782A wound treatment device for treating a skin wound and a method of treating a skin wound
WO 2017/219061A device for securing a post
WO 2018/085883 A tap handle assembly
WO 2018/039700A pressure sensor
Experience and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:

  • Patent Prosecution
  • Patent Drafting
  • Patentability Advice
  • Patent Infringement / Freedom to Operate Advice
  • Patent Validity Advice
  • Patent Opposition
  • Design Prosecution
  • Design Infringement Advice
  • Design Validity Advice
  • Patent and Design Searching

Primary patent practice areas by technology:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biotechnology and Medical Devices
  • Nuclear Medical Technology
  • Building and Construction
  • Water Treatment and Management
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing and Packaging Processes
  • Consumer Products


Research/Industry Background:

General Technical Areas:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biotechnology and Medical Devices

Honours Research:

  • The in vitro effects of vitamin D on the MCF-7 line of breast cancer cells (University of Sydney)

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