LLB; MSc (1st Class Hons), Victoria University Wellington
2012, Barrister / Solicitor (New Zealand) 2015, Trans-Tasman Patent Attorney (Australia and New Zealand)
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)