Anthony Selleck

Senior Associate, Melbourne | BSc (Computer Science), LLB (Hons), LLM

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Anthony is an Australian and New Zealand patent attorney specialising in protecting innovations in the software, networking and telecommunications industries. He has extensive experience, having practised in these fields of technology for over 15 years.

Anthony has particular expertise in navigating the evolving requirements applying to patents for software-related inventions both in Australia and overseas. He has secured and defended patent rights over these technologies for individual inventors, start-up companies through to multi-national corporations.

Anthony's patent practice is concentrated primarily in the area of applied mathematics, with a particular focus on artificial intelligence. Anthony’s patent practice also extends to data analytics, general software, computer networks and telecommunications protocols. Areas of particular expertise include artificial intelligence (in a range of industries including healthcare, construction and software), video streaming technologies, control systems, digital signal processing, data modulation, power generation, manufacturing processes, computer software and business method inventions.

Anthony's practice also encompasses patent office hearings, patent opposition proceedings (having experience in mechanical and environmental technologies and computer software fields), and registered designs, related to filing, enforcing and advising on infringement/validity issues.

Areas of expertise

  • Patents
  • Designs
  • Commercialisation
  • Copyright overlap
  • Enforcement
  • Electrical and Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning


  • Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Mathematics), University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Queensland
  • Master of Laws, University of Melbourne
  • Registered Patent Attorney (Australia and New Zealand)
  • Victorian and Queensland Legal Practitioner


  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Fellow, Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia