George Karkera

George Karkera

Associate \ AJ Park IP Limited, Auckland

George brings a practical approach paired with broad technical knowledge to his role as a patent associate in AJ Park’s engineering and ICT team.


Geared with a Master’s degree in Physics from the University of Exeter, George works with clients to understand their technology before advising on how to create solid patent application.

George has experience drafting and prosecuting UK and European patent applications, as well as advising on the patentability of software-related inventions in the UK and Europe. George has experience working with a broad range of technology, and in particular software and IT and the semiconductor and aerospace industries.


George started his training as a patent attorney in 2017 with a UK-based intellectual property firm specialising in electronics, computing and physics. He dual-qualified as a European and UK patent attorney before leaving the UK to join AJ Park in New Zealand.

Beyond work

George largely spends his free time surfing or exploring the outdoors with his partner and taking photos on an old film camera.



  • MPHYS (University of Exeter)
  • PGCert in Physics and Engineering (University of Exeter)
  • PGCert in Intellectual Property (Bournemouth University)
  • Qualified European Patent Attorney
  • Chartered Patent Attorney (UK)