Corporate & Commercial

Intellectual Property

Expert intellectual property lawyers for advice and services that represent great value for money

Identifying, protecting and defending your brand and other intellectual property (IP) is a strength of Hesketh Henry. Our IP law team includes experts at partner, senior associate, intermediate and junior levels. This spread of expertise allows us to tailor our services to meet the requirements of your opportunity or challenge, ensuring you’re only paying for what you need.

Whether you’re an IP veteran or simply wondering how to get a trade mark, you can trust our IP experts to work quickly and efficiently. We’ll help you identify what your IP is, what steps are required to protect it and how to go about putting the plan into action. Our broad range of experience extends to protecting IP in both New Zealand and internationally.

Hesketh Henry can advise on all aspects of brand protection and trade mark law. Our IP lawyers also have the expertise to prepare, review and negotiate agreements related to R & D, confidentiality, licensing, distribution and assignment of rights.

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Examples of work completed by our team include:

  • Assisting clients with the registration of trade marks including providing advice in relation to objections raised by the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand;
  • Assisting clients with the enforcement and protection of their intellectual property rights including issuing cease and desist letters and issuing proceedings;
  • Advising on the assignment of intellectual property rights including drafting and negotiating assignment documentation; and
  • Interpreting, negotiating and drafting confidentiality agreements, non-disclosure agreements and agreements for the joint development of intellectual property.
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Insights & Opinion / Intellectual Property

New Zealand chapter of the Center for International Legal Studies’ World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies
Erich Bachmann, Julika Wahlmann-Smith and Christine Leung author the New Zealand chapter of the Center for International Legal Studies’ World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies (Thomson Reute...
08.02.2022 Posted in Business Advice
Continued Importance of IP Protection for Manufacturers
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has recently released a report which identified key trends and challenges for the manufacturing sector.
28.06.2018 Posted in Business Advice
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