David Koedyk David Koedyk

David Koedyk

Senior Associate


David is an intellectual property lawyer and patent attorney specialising in chemistry and materials science. He advises clients on patentability, invalidity, infringement and freedom to operate matters.

He has a particular interest in medical devices, advanced materials, food technology, nanotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

David has developed strong relationships in the global network of overseas patent attorneys and lawyers.

Recent highlights

  • Managed trade mark and patent portfolios for large New Zealand food and beverage companies.
  • Developing IP strategies and securing protection for new technology and brands for New Zealand’s universities, research institutes and startups.
  • Provided freedom to operate advice on new dietary and infant formulations.


  • Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys (NZIPA)

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Expanding our patent-attorney service offer

We are celebrating another milestone in the growth of our specialist patent-attorney firm, Chapman Tripp Patents (CT Patents), with the appointment of a new senior patent attorney.

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