Katie Lee

Katie Lee

Paralegal \ AJ Park IP Limited, Wellington

Katie joined AJ Park in 2014 as an assistant in the renewals team. During her time with the firm, she has developed a deep knowledge of intellectual property (IP) maintenance requirements across a wide range of jurisdictions.

She is currently a paralegal in the Wellington trade mark team, which allows her to see what goes into getting a trade mark registered. Katie's key responsibilities include:

  • preparing, filing, and managing trade mark applications globally, including in New Zealand, Australia and other Pacific Island territories
  • preparing, filing, and managing the recordal of trade mark assignments and changes of names or addresses globally, including in New Zealand, Australia and other Pacific Island territories
  • reviewing examination reports and advising clients of their options for overcoming objections, and file submissions
  • providing watching search services
  • managing clients’ budgets and invoices
  • monitoring trade mark deadlines
  • handling the filing or renewal of New Zealand customs notices.

Outside of the office Katie enjoys being active – on the golf course and practicing acrobatic tricks.

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