AJ Park promotes three talented IP specialists to Associate

News  \  27 Jan 2022

We are delighted to announce the promotion of three members of the AJ Park team to the role of Associate, with effect from 1 January 2022. Please join us in congratulating Ashleigh Ooi, Dr Paul Renwick and Rachel McIvor for their promotions, recognising their development and our appreciation of their contribution to the firm.


Ashleigh Ooi

Ashleigh is a commercial law specialist in our Wellington office with expertise in technology agreements and intellectual property. Having previously worked in litigation and dispute resolution roles, Ashleigh now enjoys working proactively with clients to help them protect their business against future challenges which may arise.

Dr Paul Renwick

Paul is in AJ Park’s Auckland engineering and IT team. He specialises in all aspects of patent law in a range of technology areas, including electrical and electronic, mechanical, IT and software. Paul combines his knowledge and real-world experience in electronics with his expertise in patent law to advise inventors and companies of all sizes on protecting their intellectual property.

Rachel McIvor

Rachel is based in our Auckland office and has specialist patent knowledge in the area of biotechnology. She has experience in several patent matters, including prior art searching, patent drafting, maintaining patent portfolios and patent prosecution in New Zealand and Australia.