Simon Reynolds

Simon Reynolds

IP Qualifications

Masters of Industrial Property

Academic Qualifications

QualificationInstitutionYear of Completion
Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering)University of Wollongong2003
Master of Industrial PropertyUniversity of Technology, Sydney2006


The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys AustraliaFellow

Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Specifications

PCT Publication NumberTitle of Application
WO/2019/028493Method, System and Computer Readable Medium for User Authentication

Selected Publications - Industry/IP Specific

Simon Reynolds and Ayesha Lee, Australian Federal Court finds computer-implemented business method patentable, Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin 2019. Vol 31 No 10
Experience and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:

  • Drafting
  • Prosecution
  • Opposition
  • Filing strategies
  • Due diligence
  • Enforcement strategies

Primary patent practice areas by technology:

  • Software
  • Computerised devices
  • IOT
  • Distributed and networked systems
  • Embedded systems
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Search technologies
  • Blockchain technologies


Research/Industry Background:

General technical areas:

  • Engineering and manufacturing
  • Fintech
  • ICT, Electronics, and Software

Honours research:

  •   Porting a software compiler to an unsupported processor

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