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.
- 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)