Principal \ AJ Park Law 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.
Matthieu was named in the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 editions of Managing IP's Rising Stars, produced by the IP Stars research team.
- 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- European Patent Attorney (no longer current due to residency requirements)
Matthieu Mouscardes 's insights
Article \ 18 May 2020
Unified Patent Court: German and UK bumps along the road
On 20 March 2020, the German Federal Constitutional Court issued a long awaited decision on the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA), finding that the way the German Parliament approved the UPCA was incompatible with the German Constitution. This decision put the German approval process back to square one, bringing the implementation of the Unified Patent Package to a halt once more.