Awards

AJ Park is widely recognised both locally and internationally as one of the leading intellectual property firms in Australia and New Zealand. Some of the awards AJ Park has received in the last few years are listed below.

  • Band 1 ranking in the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 guide and commended for our complete IP offering.

    AJ Park partners John Hackett, Matt Adams, Colleen Cavanagh and Kim McLeod recognised as noteable practitioners.

  • Gold band ranking in the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000.

    'No other firm on the New Zealand market combines sheer scale and stellar quality quite like AJ Park. Local competitors cannot match the output of its well-established, market-leading prosecution unit, which claims to handle portfolio work for 40% of the Fortune 500'.

  • AJ Park partners Anton Blijlevens and Mark Hargreaves named in the IAM Strategy 300 – the world’s top IP strategists.

  • Gold band ranking in IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Practitioners.

  • Winner of the country award for New Zealand. AJ Park partner John Hackett ranked as the top trade mark lawyer in Asia Pacific by Who's Who Legal Trademarks. 

  • Tier 1 ranking in Managing IP's IP Stars for patent contentious, patent prosecution, trade mark/copyright contentious, and trade mark prosecution.

    ‘For the second consecutive year, AJ Park is the only tier 1 firm in the country’s patent contentious and prosecution table. The firm’s stellar reputation is maintained by a group of practitioners based in its Auckland, Wellington and Sydney offices.’

    ‘AJ Park is a leading player in [the] New Zealand market. It handles the New Zealand IP portfolios for around 40% of the Fortune 500 companies and also actively assists local government on domestic IP matters.’

  • Tier 1 ranking in The Legal 500.

    'Top-tier IP boutique AJ Park dominates the patent and trade mark space. Its deep bench includes market-leading trade mark specialist John Hackett'.

  • Anton Blijlevens ranked by Asia IP as 'One of 50 patent lawyers you should know' (across 15 jurisdictions around Asia and the Pacific).

  • Winner of the Intellectual Property Specialist Law Firm of the Year Award at the New Zealand Law Awards.

  • AJ Park named a finalist in the Australasian Law Awards.

  • Winner of New Zealand Firm of the Year at the 2016 Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards.