Matt Currie

Matt Currie

Associate \ AJ Park Law Limited, Auckland

An associate in our Auckland Trade Marks team, Matt assists clients with trade mark and copyright matters in New Zealand, Australia and overseas.


Matt conducts trade mark availability searches, files and prosecutes trade mark applications, advises on infringement issues and assists clients with their wider brand strategy. Matt also works with overseas associates to ensure clients’ intellectual property is suitably protected in foreign markets.

Matt primarily works with New Zealand based clients, many of whom export overseas. These include small businesses through to some of New Zealand’s largest companies across the food and beverage, entertainment, construction, home appliance and financial service industries.


Prior to working for AJ Park, Matt worked at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) in its Hearings and Trade Marks teams. In Hearings, he oversaw contentious trade mark, patent and design proceedings. In Trade Marks, he examined New Zealand trade mark applications for potential registrability.

Beyond work

Outside of work, Matt enjoys football, running, reading and attempting (usually successfully) to keep houseplants alive.


  • LLB, Victoria University of Wellington (2017)
  • BCom (Management), Victoria University of Wellington (2017)
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
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