Patent & Trade Mark
Level 21, 179 Turbot Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Tel +61 7 3071 1094
Fax +61 2 8231 1099
Rowena Wilson – Patent Attorney

Rowena Wilson is a patent attorney in FB Rice's ICT team. She holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering (Computer Systems) with first class honours from the University of Queensland. Rowena has extensive experience as a hardware and software engineer, developing and protecting intellectual property within R&D organisations. This experience enables her to assist clients to identify, protect and defend their IP. Rowena is based in FB Rice's Brisbane office. 

Full Bio

Rowena specialises in drafting and prosecuting patent specifications in a range of ICT technologies including data security, computer systems, image processing and communication technologies. She enjoys working closely with clients to identify patentable assets within a client's technology and to develop effective strategies to protect the client's IP. 

Prior to her career as a patent attorney, Rowena worked as an engineer within Australian R&D organisations, where she worked to invent and develop cutting-edge image and video processing technology. She is experienced in undertaking technology landscape searches and developing IP strategies to identify and protect commercially relevant technology. 

She draws upon her experience in the R&D sector when working with clients to identify patentable technology, and when drafting and prosecuting patent applications and oppositions in Australia and overseas. She is keen to work with new and existing clients within the ICT sector.  

Rowena is a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney.

Education & Industry Expertise


  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Computer Systems), (Honours Class I), University of Queensland
  • Masters of Business Administration, Macquarie University
  • Masters of Intellectual Property, University of Technology, Sydney

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Computer systems
  • Data security
  • Image and video processing
  • RF systems
  • Communication systems
  • Software systems
  • Information processing

Industry Focus

  • CleanTech
  • Computer / Electrical Sciences
  • Universities
Professional Affiliations
  • Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent and Trade Marks Attorney
  • Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA) - Member
  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) - Member