Patent & Trade Mark
Level 14, 90 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel +61 3 8618 4156
Fax +61 3 8618 4199
Chor Lai – Patent Attorney
Chor Lai is a patent attorney in the Melbourne Engineering team and holds a Bachelor of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (Honours) from The University of Melbourne. 
Full Bio

Chor has over 6 years’ experience as a consulting mechanical and structural engineer. His engineering experience comprises of mechanical and structural project work on asset management and design projects for varying sectors including mining, materials, energy and civil. Chor has also provided design services to clients on a variety of projects in rail, ports, heavy machinery, mining and materials including terminal expansions, petroleum projects and port shipping developments.

Chor is fluent in English and Bahasa. He is looking forward to working with new and existing clients at FB Rice and using his engineering knowledge to assist clients with their intellectual property needs.

Chor is a registered Australian Patent and Trade Mark Attorney.

Education & Industry Expertise


  • Master of Intellectual Property Law, The University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (Honours), The University of Melbourne

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Mining, ports, and materials handling
  • Conveyors and mechanical systems
  • Structural engineering and construction

Industry Focus

  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Mining and Construction
  • Oil & Gas
  • Registered Designs
Professional Affiliations
  • Member of the Institute of Engineers Australia