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Dr Nikki Templeton

Dr Nikki Templeton

Patent Executive

AJ Park IP Limited, Wellington

Nikki is a patent executive in AJ Park’s chemistry and life sciences team.


Nikki joined AJ Park’s Wellington chemistry and life sciences team in May 2020. She assists clients seeking to protect their innovations in the areas of biotech, life sciences and pharmaceuticals.


Nikki has a first class honours degree in molecular biology from Victoria University of Wellington. She then went on to complete her PhD in new therapeutic avenues for multiple sclerosis. After completing her PhD, Nikki worked as a post-doctoral research scientist at Victoria University of Wellington, where she tested the ability of novel compounds to provide protection in models of neuro-inflammation and degeneration.


  • BSc (Hons, First Class) (Molecular Biology), Victoria University of Wellington (2012)
  • PhD (Molecular Immunology), Victoria University of Wellington (2017)