AJ Park's latest accolades - July 2022

News  \  28 Jul 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.

Asia IP Rankings

AJ Park has been recognised as Tier 1 in the 2022 Asia IP Trade mark contentious and Trade mark prosecution rankings.

These rankings maintain AJ Parks Tier 1 position across all New Zealand categories including Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, Trademark Contentious, Trademark Prosecution and Copyright.

IAM Patent 1000

We’re delighted to announce that we have 12 AJ Park experts noted in the 2022 IAM Patent 1000 list. Congratulations to Helen BellchambersAnton BlijlevensHadleigh BrownMichael BrownAnton GibsonWes JonesPaul JohnsAndy LockeDr David Simunic, Duncan de GeestJeremy Sim, and Chris Way.

As a leading IP firm, AJ Park has also been noted as highly-recommended for prosecution and recommended for litigation.

IP Stars

Congratulations to our experts highlighted in the latest edition of IP Stars. Amanda Griffiths and Penelope Catley have been recognised as Trade mark stars, and Anton BlijlevensChris Way, Matt Adams and Wes Jones have been recognised as Patent stars. Notable practitioners include Grace Thomas-Edmond, Helen BellchambersKieran O'ConnellDr James Robinson and Tim Jackson.

We are proud to be recognised as a Tier 1 firm in the latest IP Stars patent firm rankings for 2022. Maintaining our position as Tier 1 in Patent contentious and Patent prosecution highlights the important work our people do to protect IP and turn our clients' ideas into assets.
The firm is also proud to retain its Tier 1 ranking for Trade mark prosecution and Trade mark contentious, which was released earlier this year.

IP Stars Top 250 Women in IP

Congratulations to AJ Park Principal Penelope Catley for her inclusion in the IP Stars Top 250 Women in IP list for 2022.

Penny has an impressive resume as a commercial IP lawyer in Australia and New Zealand spanning more than 30 years. She is a registered patent attorney in both countries and enjoys getting to know the business challenges of her local and international clients.

Additionally, Penny has been recognised as a Trade mark star in MIP’s IP Stars 2022 and highlighted as a highly recommended individual in the WTR1000 2022.

WIPR Leaders

Congratulations to our patent and trademark attorneys, who have been acknowledged as IP leaders in the WIPR Leaders 2022 directory! Our experts recognised are Amanda GriffithsAndy LockeAnton BlijlevensAnton Gibson, Dr Duncan de GeestDr James RobinsonJeremy SimMargot SmithPenelope Catley, and Wes Jones.
This recognition is a testament to the tenacity of these practitioners who have provided the highest quality patent and trade mark advice.

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