About the Practical Guidance
Intellectual Property module
Practical Guidance Intellectual Property provides easy online access to Intellectual Property law, covering both New Zealand and Australian jurisdictions with full access to relevant cases, legislation, forms, checklists, flowcharts and guidance. Content links directly into relevant pages from IPONZ and IP Australia and there are relevant overviews of 13 areas of IP law in 91 jurisdictions for clarity on IP rights around the world. The module is compiled by experts in IP law and registration procedure.
- 9 topics across New Zealand and Australia
- 46 subtopics with overviews
- 164 guidance notes
- 31 checklists
- 92 precedents
- 8 infographics on protecting and commercialising IP rights in Australia
- 13 Getting The Deal Through guides covering topics relevant to IP written by local experts in more than 90 jurisdictions
- NZ - IP Fundamentals New Zealand
- NZ - Registering and maintaining IP in New Zealand
- NZ - Intellectual property disputes
- International protection
- Strategy and management
- AU - IP Fundamentals
- AU - Registering and maintaining IP
- AU - Intellectual property disputes
- Intellectual Property Law
- Laws of New Zealand
- New Zealand Law Reports
- New Zealand Statutes
- Australian Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents
- Halsbury's Law of Australia
- Copyright and Designs (Aus)
- Patents, Trade Marks and Related Rights (Aus)
Szentivanyi - Henry Hughes
Area of expertise
Trade mark clearance and registration, trade mark oppositions and revocations, dispute resolution
Registered Trade Mark Attorney (Australia) 2009; GradCert Trade Mark Law (University of Technology, Sydney) 2009; Registered Patent Attorney (Australia) 2006; Registered Patent Attorney (New Zealand) 1997; LLB (University of Canterbury) 1992; Enrolled barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
Elena specialises in trade marks and acts for national and multinational brand owners to secure the protection of their brands in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific region.
Elena has over 20 years' experience in advising on all aspects of trade mark law and practice for businesses across a wide range of industries. Working with a international network of trusted like-minded attorneys, Elena assists local businesses protect their trade marks internationally.
Moore - Henry Hughes
Area of expertise
Trade mark portfolio management, including clearance searches, registration, assignments, oppositions, revocation actions and dispute resolution
LLB, Victoria University of Wellington, 1997; BA (English Language), Victoria University of Wellington, 1996; Enrolled barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand; Enrolled barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia.
David has been a trade mark practitioner for over 20 years. He has practised in the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand, which has given him an international perspective on intellectual property law. David has been active in the International Trademark Association (INTA) for many years and is currently serves on the INTA Bulletins Committee.
Johns - Baldwins Intellectual
Head of Dispute Resolution
Area of expertise
Litigation & dispute resolution, intellectual property infringement, Fair Trading Act and passing off, licensing and contractual disputes, border protection
BSc University of Otago (2000)LLB (Hons) University of Otago (2000)
Paul is a barrister and solicitor specialising in actual or potential legal disputes, including in relation to registered intellectual property rights, copyright, and consumer and marketing law.
Paul heads Baldwins' litigation & dispute resolution team and has more than 14 years' experience in intellectual property disputes. He is recognised as a leading IP practitioner in IAM Patent 1000, 2016.
Rosanowski - Baldwins Intellectual
Solicitor - Dispute Resolution
Area of expertise
Intellectual property litigation, including disputes relating to copyright, trade marks, patents, designs, breach of confidence, the Fair Trading Act and passing off, licensing and contractual disputes, and border protection.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Canterbury (2011)Bachelor of Laws, University of Canterbury (2011)
Sarah is a litigator at Baldwins Intellectual Property, specialising in intellectual property and media law.
Sarah has appeared as Junior Counsel at the High Court of New Zealand and Counsel at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand.
Sarah has authored other peer-reviewed publications including a chapter relating to traditional cultural expressions for Edward Elgar, and a journal article on media law issues relating to reporting on the Christchurch earthquakes for Media & Arts Law Review.
Schaut - Baldwins Intellectual
Patents, IP strategy, IP portfolio due diligence, mechanical and manufacturing inventions, cleantech and sustainability, electrical, software, registered designs, copyright, infringement and validity of patents and designs
Bachelor of Laws, University of Auckland (2009); Master of Engineering (Mech), University of Auckland (1997), Bachelor of Engineering (Eng Sc); University of Auckland (1994)
Duncan helps clients develop and implement their intellectual property strategy with a focus on patents and registered designs.
Duncan specialises in all aspects of patents, registered designs and copyright and their commercialisation. He has a deep understanding of the aeronautical, building, cleantech, greentech, infrastructure, manufacturing, marine, medical devices, mining and mineral, packaging, recreational, sustainability, and transport fields.
Jones - Baldwins Intellectual
Patents, registered designs, copyright, IP portfolio management, IP strategy, licencing, electrical and electronics technologies, communications and software
Bachelor of Laws, University of Auckland (2000); Bachelor of Engineering (Elec), University of Auckland (1988)
Wes specialises in the development and commercialisation of patent and registered design portfolios.
Wes works primarily in patents and advises on copyright and registered design protection too. He specialises in drafting patent specifications, providing validity and infringement advice, preparing license and other technology transfer agreements, and advising on intellectual property portfolio management and IP strategy.
Wes has technical expertise in the electrical, electronics, communications and software fields. His electrical engineering degree studies also involved courses in mechanical and structural engineering subjects.
Huthwaite - Baldwins Intellectual
Head of Dispute Resolution
Oppositions, revocations, invalidity actions; infringement and enforcement matters; counterfeiting and border control cases; domain name disputes; contractual issues; social media complaints
Bachelor of Laws, Victoria University of Wellington (2010); Bachelor of Science (Hons 1st Class) (Psychology), Victoria University of Wellington (2010); Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Victoria University of Wellington (2010)
Thomas helps clients to maintain and enforce their intellectual property rights and to resolve disputes relating to those rights.
Thomas is a barrister and solicitor specialising in all areas of intellectual property, from protection and maintenance through to enforcement. His focus is on dispute resolution, whether by way of negotiation, mediation, or official resolution channels. Named 'one to watch' by the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, Thomas has represented clients at all levels of the New Zealand Courts, and the New Zealand and Australian Intellectual Property Offices, as well as before the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre, and the New Zealand Dispute Resolution Service.
Hur - Baldwins Intellectual
Patent and registered design disputes; copyright disputes (including industrial copyright); trade mark, branding and domain name disputes; confidential information and trade secret issues; fair trading, passing off and consumer law; counterfeit goods and border control; oppositions, revocations and invalidity actions; and infringement and enforcement matters
Bachelor of Arts, University of Auckland (2016), Bachelor of Arts (Politics and International Relations), University of Auckland (2016)
Susan helps clients maintain and enforce their intellectual property rights and facilitates the resolution of disputes.
Susan is a barrister and solicitor specialising in all areas of intellectual property litigation and dispute resolution. She has expertise in dealing with issues relating to trade marks, copyright, domain names, patents, design registrations, trade secrets and consumer law.