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News \ 8 Jun 2023
AJ Park's awards and recognition
We pride ourselves as being leaders in intellectual property in New Zealand, Australia, and throughout the world.
News \ 11 May 2023
Meet Fiona Haggland, Trade mark executive
Since the ‘90s, Fiona has played an important role in AJ Park’s trade mark team. Being a solid fixture of the firm has allowed her to develop her knowledge, gain new skills and build long-lasting relationships with her clients. She is currently a trade mark executive in the Wellington office and supports clients to protect their intellectual property (IP) in the Pacific Islands.
News \ 10 May 2023
Meet Jonathan Aumonier-Ward, Principal
Jonathan’s inquisitive nature has seen him develop an impressive repository of skills. Whether it be on the sports field, in the virtual world, or in the workplace, Jonathan has the ability to learn, grow, and excel in everything that he puts his mind to.
News \ 28 Apr 2023
AJ Park principal Helen Bellchambers named one of the Top 250 Women in IP 2023
We are delighted to announce that AJ Park principal Helen Bellchambers has been named by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) as one of the Top 250 Women in IP 2023.
News \ 20 Apr 2023
AJ Park recognised in Best Lawyers 2024
AJ Park is delighted to have 29 experts recognised in the Best Lawyers 2024 publication.
News \ 19 Apr 2023
Meet Zoe Dewhurst, Senior Associate
Having more time in the day is something we all dream of. However, AJ Park Senior Associate Zoe Dewhurst manages to fit a lot into her busy schedule! Whether it be driving trade mark success for clients, volunteering at a variety of charity organisations, travelling, or hanging out with friends over the weekend, Zoe isn’t one to let life pass her by.
News \ 4 Apr 2023
AJ Park named a finalist in the 2023 Client Choice Awards
AJ Park is delighted to be named a finalist in the Client Choice Awards for two categories.
News \ 4 Apr 2023
Meet Natasha Reid, Solicitor
Born and bred in Wellington, New Zealand, Natasha attended Victoria University of Wellington and completed a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics. Natasha's first role in a law firm was as a patent assistant at AJ Park.
News \ 30 Mar 2023
Meet Bella (Chienju) Chung, 鍾茜如 (茜如) 鍾
Originally from Taiwan, Bella made the trip to Wellington, New Zealand in 2019. Her first role was at Te Papa Museum as a host before she joined AJ Park to utilise her previous IP experience.
News \ 8 Mar 2023
Meet Anna Bargh, Senior Associate
The worlds of intellectual property (IP) and farming can seem quite different, yet the two have innovation at the fore, and Anna has a foot in both.
News \ 22 Feb 2023
Meet Katie Lee, Trade Mark Paralegal
When Katie joined the AJ Park renewals team in 2014, she found her love for intellectual property. For over eight years, Katie has been a key pillar of the team handling the New Zealand and Australia trade mark and all Plant Variety Right (PVR) renewals.