A seasoned member of the AJ Park team, Fiona specialises in trade mark prosecution and maintenance.
Fiona's role involves a range of activities that support the trade mark team. On a daily basis, she files and prosecutes trade marks in New Zealand for leading international organisations, maintains trade marks, assists with trade mark assignments, files changes of name and address for service, advises on trade mark registration, and files and prosecutes trade marks in Australia and the Pacific Islands.
Fiona has experience working with companies across many industries, particularly pharmaceutical and computer firms. She deals with clients from around the world, including the West Coast of the United States, Canada, South America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the United Kingdom.
In 1993, fresh out of polytech, Fiona joined AJ Park as a secretary. She became a trade mark executive in 2001. Over the past 25 years, she has gained a wealth of intellectual property knowledge and experience.
Fiona loves the positive, supportive environment at AJ Park, and her friendly, can-do approach is much appreciated by the teams she works with.
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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.