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News \ 1 Feb 2023
AJ Park promotes four patent experts
As a firm that continuously celebrates the talented people who help our clients turn their ideas into assets, AJ Park is delighted to recognise four patent experts who have recently been promoted.
News \ 6 Dec 2022
Happy holidays from AJ Park
Our offices are open throughout the holiday season. Although many of our people will be on leave for the holidays, a core team will be able to carry out any instructions received during this time.
News \ 16 Nov 2022
Q&A with Dr Fiona Pringle, Lexology Client Choice Award winner
Dr Fiona Pringle is the 2022 Lexology Client Choice winner for Intellectual Property - Patent Agents & Attorneys (New Zealand). With over 2,500 legal practitioners nominated by their clients for the award, Fiona’s experience, know-how and excellent client service stood out from the crowd.
News \ 19 Oct 2022
AJ Park announces partnership with the Graeme Dingle Foundation to empower tamariki
AJ Park has announced a flagship community partnership with New Zealand not-for-profit organisation, the Graeme Dingle Foundation (the Foundation). The partnership marks a three-year commitment to support the Foundation in fulfilling its mission to help tamariki and rangatahi overcome life’s obstacles and realise potential.
News \ 19 Aug 2022
AJ Park named excellence awardee for the 2022 New Zealand Law Awards
The excellence awardees for the 2022 New Zealand Law Awards have been announced.
News \ 28 Jul 2022
AJ Park's latest accolades - July 2022
As a leading Australasian intellectual property firm, AJ Park and its talented team are regularly recognised on the local and international stage. Here we share some recent awards and accolades the firm and its individuals have received.
News \ 5 Jul 2022
AJ Park’s new Auckland office: a space to spark innovation and creativity
On Monday 4 July, AJ Park moved into its new purpose-built office space in the popular Commercial Bay precinct, Auckland. The firm retained two floors in the Aon Centre and focused on delivering an office space fit for the future.
News \ 30 Jun 2022
AJ Park's new promotions: helping businesses turn ideas into assets
AJ Park promotes four Principals, four Senior Associates and two Associates, reflecting the commitment to both client service and the development of the talent in the firm. These experts are committed to helping businesses protect their intellectual property by using intelligent action to turn ideas into assets.
News \ 25 Apr 2022
AJ Park’s continued recognition for expertise
AJ Park and its talented specialists are regularly recognised on the local and international stage for their leadership and contribution to the intellectual property (IP) industry. In this update we highlight some of the recent awards and accolades the firm and its individuals have received.
News \ 21 Apr 2022
World Intellectual Property Day 2022
World Intellectual Property (IP) Day is an annual celebration of IP's role in stimulating innovation and creativity.
News \ 8 Mar 2022
Q&A with Thomas Huthwaite, recently named in NZ Lawyer’s Rising Star List
Thomas Huthwaite was recently named in NZ Lawyer’s Rising Star List. He is a talented lawyer and emerging leader in the IP litigation space. With an impressive resume, Thomas has represented clients at all levels of the New Zealand Courts from High Court through to Supreme Court, and the New Zealand and Australian Intellectual Property Offices. He has represented clients before the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre, and the New Zealand Dispute Resolution Service.
News \ 8 Mar 2022
Celebrating International Women’s Day with Dr Andrea Dickens, AJ Park Managing Director
As a woman in leadership, AJ Park Managing Director Dr Andrea Dickens is all too familiar with the biases faced by women both in the workplace and broader society. Having held several management positions at AJ Park over the past two decades, Andrea draws on her experience in the legal industry to drive meaningful change for the firm’s people and clients. As a leader with employee engagement close to her heart, the management style within the firm has morphed into what it is today - transparent, open and authentic - with her at the helm.