Over the last 27 years John has worked for major New Zealand and UK patent attorney firms, and has been internationally recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading attorneys.
John’s specialist field is patents, and he heads the firm’s patents team. He has particular expertise in communications technology, electronics, mechanical and software. John is commercially focused and has been successful in assisting companies to commercialise their technology.
John advises a wide range of major international corporations as to protection and enforcement of their IP in New Zealand including in contentious proceedings. John has, for a number of years now, drafted and secured patents internationally for various US based multinationals while based in Wellington.