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Daniel Hearn

Daniel Hearn


AJ Park IP Limited, Auckland

Daniel specialises in patent law for mechanical innovations.

Daniel advises clients on the strategic use and protection of their IP, including patent, copyright and registered design matters, as well as other tricky issues clients face in the IP space. His particular specialty is in the mechanical patent area, and providing pragmatic strategies for all manner of clients (sole inventors to multi-nationals) on using their IP wisely, in cost efficient ways.

Previous work

Before joining AJ Park, Daniel worked for food plant and engineering firms. During his time at university, he also completed a one year project working with Methanex NZ, where he led a team to develop metallurgical coating devices.



  • BE (Hons) (Mech), University of Canterbury (2010)
  • Registered Patent Attorney (New Zealand and Australia)