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Nora Croft

Nora Croft

Patent Attorney

AJ Park IP Limited, Auckland

Nora specialises in the fields of chemistry and medicinal science.

At AJ Park, Nora:

  • conducts patentability and freedom to operate searches
  • is involved in the critical assessment of prior art documents.


Nora attended the University of Auckland and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with first class honours in medicinal chemistry in 2010. Before joining AJ Park, Nora completed a PhD in chemistry at the University of Auckland. Her research involved the synthesis of analogues of the lamellarins, which are family of compounds with promising anticancer activity.

Nora's research has been published in scientific literature:

  • Barker, D.; Dickson, B. D.; Dittrich, N.; Rye, C. E. Pure Appl. Chem. 2012, 84, 1557
  • Dickson, B. D.; Dittrich, N.; Barker, D. Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 4464-4468



  • BSc (Hons) in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Auckland (2010)
  • PhD in Chemistry, University of Auckland (2014)
  • Registered Patent Attorney (New Zealand and Australia)