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Highly recommended - Individuals: prosecution
Despite its moderate team size, Ellis Terry is a potent player in the New Zealand patent prosecution space: it prides itself on its great understanding of client needs and expectations, as well as its customer-oriented thinking. Partnering closely with patrons to carry out cast-iron patent protection in the most business-focused, cost-effective way, the acclaimed IP boutique can flexibly accommodate the needs of clients and agents of all sizes and requirements. Electronics, software and mechanical inventions are the fortes of John Terry, who has more than three decades of experience as a patent attorney under his belt. Alongside him are Mathew Campbell and Godfrey Livingstone. Commercially minded Campbell loves helping New Zealand’s small and medium-sized entities to grow, and safeguards their IP assets with dexterity; IAM Patent 1000 debutant Livingstone draws upon his secondment experience in a leading Singapore law firm to help businesses protect their innovations in the engineering field.