Naleesha Niranjan

Naleesha is a senior associate patent and trade marks attorney at IP Guardian. She has over
10 years of experience in providing intellectual property advice to a range of clients
including small to medium business, university start-ups and listed companies seeking to
protect their intangible assets.

Naleesha’s strengths lie in providing pragmatic and commercially valuable intellectual
property advice. Naleesha also has an excellent track record in prosecuting patent
applications through to grant in Australia and in other jurisdictions.
Naleesha has also mentored startups of the entrepreneurship program and a female
founder incubator at UNSW in protecting and managing intellectual property.


  • Registered Australian Patent Attorney
  • Registered Trade Mark Attorney
  • Registered New Zealand Patent Attorney
  • Bachelor of Medical Engineering – Dean’s Scholars Full Scholarship Program
  • Master of Science in Biomedical engineering – Erasmus Mundus Scholarship
  • Master of Intellectual Property
  • Member of The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc