Anna assists clients with a wide range of trade mark matters, including registration, protection and enforcement.
Anna specialises in prosecuting trade mark applications through to registration for both New Zealand and international clients. She assists clients with opposition, revocation and co-existence matters in Australia and New Zealand. Anna’s clients include international and New Zealand companies in a range of industries including the hospitality, clothing, consumer goods, software and technology industries.
Before joining AJ Park Anna worked for many years at Baldwins Intellectual Property. She began her intellectual property career at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) as a senior trade mark examiner.
Anna enjoys working with her clients to achieve positive outcomes and loves seeing their trade marks being used in the marketplace.
Beyond the office
Anna commutes to and from a Wairarapa farm where she lives with her husband and two children.
- LLB, University of Otago (2001)
- BA (History), University of Otago (2001)
- Admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
Anna Bargh's insights
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.
Article \ 16 Mar 2022
New .au Domain Names – don’t miss out on priority…
From 24 March 2022 the new shorter domain name .au direct will be available in Australia.
Article \ 24 Nov 2021
Do you provide services in Fiji? If so, you need…
Significant changes to trade mark law have been made by the Fiji Trade Marks Act 2021. While the law is not yet in force there is reason for trade mark owners to be mindful of these changes and how they could affect their trade mark protection strategy in Fiji.
Article \ 30 Apr 2019
Australian Trade Mark Registrations – Important Change to the Non-use…
In 2016, the Productivity Commission review of Australian intellectual property arrangements found a high volume of inactive trade marks. Consequently, the Commission concluded that inactive marks could be preventing legitimate users from using and registering the same or similar marks.