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 and 2021 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- European Patent Attorney (no longer current due to residency requirements)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 \ 29 Apr 2021
Managing intangible assets for exponential growth
Intangible assets do not occupy physical space. However, they have the potential to provide high value and exponential growth when identified and…
Article \ 3 Dec 2020
Australian High Court rejects the implied licence doctrine: establishes exhaustion…
The High Court of Australia has recently passed down a landmark 4-3 majority decision in Calidad Pty Ltd v Seiko Epson Corporation…
Article \ 30 Nov 2020
Medicinal cannabis in New Zealand – a potted summary of…
The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019 came into effect from 1 April 2020. These regulations establish a scheme for licencing…
Article \ 26 Nov 2020
Pesky pandemics and patents: how the conventional patent approach appears…
Over 70 vaccines and 150 drugs are currently being developed by various entities in an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Any…
Article \ 18 Nov 2020
Proposed changes to New Zealand intellectual property laws
The New Zealand Government has recently proposed several amendments to New Zealand’s intellectual property laws, including the Patents Act 2013 (PA), the…