Elyse Schinella

Senior Associate, Sydney | BSc (Hons), Geophysics PhD (Earth and Planetary Science), MIP Law

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Elyse is a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney specialising in the mining, space science, computer science and engineering sectors.

Elyse has wide-ranging experience in preparing and prosecuting patent and design applications, infringement and validity assessments and oppositions.

Elyse has extensive research experience in Geophysics and its application to the mining, environmental and engineering sectors. She has considerable experience in obtaining and processing seismic, magnetic, gravity, resistivity, induced polarisation, time-domain and frequency domain electromagnetic, radiometric and ground penetrating radar data, She has significant experience in 3D forward modelling of potential field and elevation data as well as 3D numerical modelling.

Areas of expertise

  • Mining and Resources
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Consumer products and design
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning


  • Bachelor of Science (Geophysics), Macquarie University
  • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science (Geophysics), Macquarie University
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Earth and Planetary Science (Geophysics), Macquarie University
  • Masters (Intellectual Property Law), University of Technology, Sydney


  • Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia