Joanne Quach

Joanne Quach

Associate \ AJ Park IP Limited, Auckland

Joanne is an associate in AJ Park’s Auckland engineering patent team. She uses her expertise to advise clients seeking to patent their inventions.


Joanne joined AJ Park in 2016, after graduating from with a Bachelor of Technology specialising in medical physics and imaging technology. She has a particular interest in technologies relating to medical devices but also deals with a variety of mechanical inventions.

A key aspect of Joanne’s role is preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications in Australia, New Zealand and internationally. She also carries out patent searches for patentability and freedom to operate (FTO).


For her honours project, she worked with Auckland Radiation Oncology (ARO) investigating the effectiveness of using radiobiological versus dose-volume objects to create radiotherapy treatment plans for prostate cancer patients. She has also worked in a medical lab and as a teaching assistant while at university.

Working style

Joanne believes good working relationships with both colleagues and clients are built on a foundation of mutual respect and open communication. She gains great satisfaction from helping clients achieve their goals.

Beyond work

After hours, you’ll find Joanne spending time with her family and watching movies. Journaling is one of her favourite forms of relaxation, and she’s particularly fond of fountain pens.



  • BTech (Hons) (Medical Physics and Imaging Technology), University of Auckland (2014)
  • Master of Intellectual Property, University of Technology Sydney
  • Registered Patent Attorney (New Zealand & Australia)
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