Auckland 09 927 8864 | Hamilton 07 808 0264 Principal@OriginIP.co.nz

OUR TEAM

The team at Origin are senior qualified patent attorneys who are experts in helping companies and individuals identify, protect, commercialise, manage, and enforce their intellectual property throughout the world.

Each of our patent attorneys have post graduate qualifications in complex sciences or engineering and have a strong reputation for commercialisation expertise.

At Origin, we take a long term view to developing our client’s businesses. We integrate with our clients operations, leveraging our unmatched commercialisation experience.

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  • Registered Australian Patent Attorney
  • Registered New Zealand Patent and Trade Mark Attorney
Simon has been practising in the intellectual property field since 1996. His experience includes patent drafting and prosecution, patent oppositions, novelty and freedom to operate investigations, along with patent infringement and validity assessments. He has extensive experience in both New Zealand and Australia.

While Simon has worked with a broad range of technology areas, he specialises in software, electronics and ITC-related inventions and has particular experience in the fields of pattern-recognition software, Hall-effect transducers, search-engine optimisation systems, biometric-recognition processes, electric-fencing technology and RFID systems.

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  • Registered Australian Patent Attorney
  • Registered New Zealand Patent and Trade Mark Attorney

Leonard entered the intellectual property profession in 1997, and has experience in tier-one European and Australasian patent firms. These include the largest firms in the UK and Australasia.

Leonard has recent experience as in-house patent attorney in the commercialisation team at Auckland UniServices Ltd and as the patent attorney liaison for the Return on Sciences ICT and Physical Sciences Committees. In this recent role Leonard managed and developed a large patent portfolio, provided intellectual property support for a number of technology spin-out and licencing operations and managed a number of complex licences. The role involved engaging with academics, investors and multinational licensees. He has rare experience in commercialisation at scale and experience with issues likely to arise in investment, spin-out and licencing negotiations.

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  • Registered New Zealand Patent and Trade Mark Attorney
  • Registered Australian Patent Attorney

Matthew is a New Zealand and Australian patent attorney, practicing in the field since 2005. He has experience at a tier-one Australasian intellectual property firm advising several of New Zealand’s largest export manufacturers. Matthew specialises in protecting, registering and licensing intellectual property in the electrical engineering, physics and ICT technology fields.

Matthew has personally developed and taken to market a number of electronics and software technologies. As well as standing out as a patent attorney with a strong technical aptitude, Matthew is well placed to provide intellectual property advice drawing upon commercialisation experience. Matthew is experienced in advising corporations, start-up ventures and individuals throughout New Zealand and offshore.

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Sandra Wilcox

e: swilcox@originip.co.nz
p: +64 9 927 8864

 

  • Registered New Zealand Patent and Trade Mark Attorney

Sandra has three years’ patent attorney experience in New Zealand, ranging from patent infringement and validity assessments, patent drafting and prosecution through to novelty and freedom to operate investigations. She has worked with a range of clients within technology areas including general sciences, but specialises in biotechnological and biochemical processes.

In addition to protecting general mechanical technologies and consumer products, Sandra has experience working with pharmaceutical compositions, veterinarian preparations and animal husbandry products, active biological compounds, and livestock parentage determination systems.

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Auckland

Level 10, 21 Queen Street

Auckland 1010

NEW ZEALAND

 

Phone: +64 9 927 8864

Fax: +64 9 927 4999

Hamilton

Level 1, 62 Tristram Street

Hamilton 3204

NEW ZEALAND

 

Phone: +64 7 808 0264

Fax: +64 9 927 4999

Sydney

Level 21, 201 Elizabeth Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

AUSTRALIA

 

Phone: +64 9 927 8864

Fax: +64 9 927 4999