Alana Hannah

Tel: +61 2 8231 1049


  • Sydney

Alana Hannah is an associate in our Sydney engineering team.

Alana has experience in drafting and prosecuting patents and designs across a broad range of technology fields including physics, photonics, and software technologies, specialising in defence and security, data processing, mining, quantum computing and photonics technologies. She holds technical qualifications in the fields of physics and cyber security. Alana provides a detail-oriented and analytical approach to her work, and is skilled at assisting clients with managing global patent and design portfolios. Alana was recognised as an MIP Rising Star in 2022 and 2023.


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  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security, Charles Sturt University
  • Professional Development Certificate in Silicon Photonics, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Master of Intellectual Property, University of Technology Sydney
  • Bachelor of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Macquarie University

Industry Expertise

  • Physics, astrophysics and photonics
  • Computer systems and integrated circuits
  • Quantum computing
  • Cybersecurity including encryption, information security, intrusion detection and digital forensics
  • Defence including munitions, secure communications, initiation and control systems

Professional Affiliations

  • Member - The Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)