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Litigation Lawyer (IP) - Auckland

14 November 2018

AJ Park is an internationally recognised, top tier specialist intellectual property (IP) law firm, whose people regularly receive global accolades for their work. With offices in Auckland and Wellington, we have one of the largest, most experienced teams of IP experts in the region.

For the last five years, AJ Park has been named ‘New Zealand’s IP Specialist Law Firm of the Year’ at the New Zealand Law Awards and we consistently rank among the top IP firms in Australasia.

The role

We are offering a unique opportunity to take a senior role in our litigation and dispute resolution team. We are looking for a talented lawyer with 7–10 years of diverse IP litigation experience. In this role, you will handle disputes involving all kinds of IP including patents, trade marks, copyright, registered designs, and plant variety rights. You will have good knowledge of court and tribunal practice and procedure, and be able to work largely independently. You will have proven people skills, and be able to supervise junior staff and work with other teams within the firm.

As a litigation team member you will also be part of AJ Park’s thriving regulatory practice. Ideally you will have experience advising on product labelling, standards compliance, and advertising standards matters.

There is also scope to work in the IP commercial practice area, assisting and supporting our commercial team on a wide range of commercial matters including IP licensing.

Our offer

AJ Park is well-known as a firm that looks after its employees. There will be ample opportunity and mentoring to build your career within a small and supportive team. Our team has a reputation for handling contentious matters involving all sorts of IP including many high-profile cases where decisions have set important precedents for IP law locally and around the world. As a team, we are committed to understanding each client’s story and their drivers, and provide them with expert targeted and commercial advice.

If you enjoy working in a supportive firm that places a strong emphasis on work/life balance, career development and growth, then this may be the opportunity for you.

If you are interested in joining an award-winning firm of IP specialists, please send your CV, covering letter and academic transcript to Sue Quinnell, Chief Human Resources Officer, at

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Last updated on the 14th November 2018