Matthieu Mouscardes

Matthieu Mouscardes

Principal \ AJ Park IP Limited, Auckland

Matthieu is a principal of the EIT practice group. Matthieu helps local clients and clients from around the world protect their innovations.


Matthieu specialises in the area of patents. This includes drafting patent specifications and progressing applications through to grant, in addition to advising on patentability and freedom to operate. Matthieu also drafts and prosecutes commercially focused registered design applications. His main practice areas are in the fields of mechanical engineering, software & computer systems, and medical devices.


Before joining Baldwins (now AJ Park), Matthieu qualified as a European Patent Attorney and worked in-house as a patent engineer for a large American company which develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, software solutions, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services. Matthieu also worked for European-based companies specialising in digital television systems and user interfaces.

Recent accolades

Since 2019 Matthieu has been named in Managing IP's IP STARS rankings as a 'rising star'.



  • ME (Materials Science), Grenoble Institute of Technology, France (2002)
  • Advanced Masters in Innovation & Technology, Business School of Toulouse, France (2003)
  • CEIPI Diploma, University of Strasbourg, France (2010)
  • Registered Patent Attorney (New Zealand and Australia)
  • European Patent Attorney (no longer current due to residency requirements)
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