Intellectual property firm Baldwins have announced five changes to the firm.
Nadia Ormiston has been promoted to Associate in the Auckland-based trade marks team.
Nadia has completed her study towards her Trans-Tasman patent attorney qualification. She specialises in trade mark protection enforcement and management and has advised clients across food & beverage, fashion, cosmetics, retail and media and entertainment industries.
Matthieu Mouscardes has been promoted to Senior Associate as a member of the mechanical & electrical engineering team in Auckland.
A registered patent attorney in Australia and New Zealand, Matthieu has a Master of Engineering, an Advanced Masters in Innovation and Technology and a Patent Litigation diploma. He has also worked in Europe for British and American companies as a qualified European patent attorney.
Matthieu’s main practice areas are in the fields of mechanical engineering, software & computer systems, and medical devices.
Sarah Harrison has joined Baldwins as Senior Associate in one of the firm’s Auckland-based trade mark teams.
Sarah’s key industries include agribusiness, biotechnology, media and creative, and health. For eighteen years she has advised local and international clients on trade mark infringement issues, prosecution strategies, branding strategies, and the enforcement of trade mark rights in New Zealand and around the world.
Victoria Watts has joined Baldwins as a Senior Associate in one of the firm’s Auckland-based trade mark teams.
Victoria has practised IP law in UK and New Zealand for nearly 20 years, specialising in trade mark and branding strategies, trade mark availability and registrability, prosecution strategies, enforcement, and negotiation. She has advised clients from small start-ups to multi-nationals across various industries including cosmetics and toiletries, food and beverage, nutraceuticals, animal health and computer software.
Bojun Zhou has joined Baldwin’s Wellington-based Patents team following over 10 years in IP firms in Beijing and seven years working for CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office.
Bojun specialises in the area of patents, primarily drafting and prosecuting applications. He is experienced in a range of technical fields including telecommunication and information systems, electronic circuits, computer software, and mechanical engineering.