AJ Park IP Limited, Auckland
Katie is a search analyst in AJ Park’s Auckland life sciences team. It’s a role that involves designing and undertaking searches for clients, including patentability and freedom-to-operate searches. She works mainly with New Zealand-based clients operating in the areas of medical devices, food technology and agritech. Katie loves the learning and constant variation her work entails.
Being surrounded by intelligent, inquisitive people at AJ Park fosters a great environment where everyone is striving to be and achieve their best. My colleagues are friendly and knowledgeable, and there are great resources available to help me do my work and learn.
Katie joined AJ Park as a patent assistant, straight after graduating in mid-2016. She subsequently began her role as a search analyst in early 2018.
With a background in chemistry, specialising in inorganic chemistry, Katie has a BSc with Honours from the University of Auckland.
Outside of work, Katie is a passionate powerlifter who competes nationally and internationally when her schedule permits. It’s a hobby that enables her to stay physically fit and mentally sharp and to make some great friends both in New Zealand and around the world.