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Hadleigh Brown

Hadleigh Brown


AJ Park Law Limited , Auckland

Hadleigh specialises in all aspects of patent and design law, and advises clients in a range of technology areas, including electrical, electronic, mechanical, IT, software, and business methods.

As part of his role, Hadleigh:

  • advises on patentability, design registrability, and IP ownership
  • conducts infringement and validity assessments
  • prepares, files and prosecutes patent and design applications in New Zealand and overseas
  • advises on patent and design filing strategies
  • advises on enforceability of patent and design rights
  • advises on copyright in industrial design, including enforcement.

Hadleigh's been fantastic; he really understands our product from a technical level... he also suggests different approaches and strategies around our IP. It's been an invaluable relationship.

- Paul Cameron, Booktrack


Hadleigh advises a wide range of clients including crown research institutes, universities, engineering and manufacturing companies, start-up companies and individuals.

Other credentials 

Hadleigh was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best LawyersTM in New Zealand 2019 in the field of intellectual property law.


  • BE (Hons)(Elec), University of Canterbury (2001)
  • LLB, University of Auckland (2008)
  • Registered Patent Attorney (New Zealand and Australia)
  • Admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand