Katy specialises in intellectual property, advising on a range of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property (IP) issues in both Australia and New Zealand, with a particular focus on trademarks, copyright and marketing laws.
Katy regularly assists local and international clients on a range of intellectual property matters. She’ll work with you to:
Assisting well-known, global brands with the protection of their trademarks in both Australia and New Zealand.
Overseeing the protection and enforcement of global trademark portfolios for large, iconic NZ brands.
Assisting local and overseas clients with the enforcement of trademarks, design rights and copyright.
Representing clients on contentious trademark matters at the hearings offices of the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand and IP Australia.
Advising on the enforcement and licensing of one of the most well-known certification trade marks in New Zealand.
Supporting clients with regulation and compliance of new product labels and advertisements.
They drive our client relationships and connections with our community, and underpin our achievements.
Recognised as a key lawyer in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 for Intellectual Property.
Listed as a ‘Rising Star’ in the IP Stars 2023 directory.
Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and regular attendee at INTA Annual Meeting Live+.
Member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ).
Member of INTA’s Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee.
Member of the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) Trade Marks Technical Focus Group.
Member of the New Zealand Marketing Association.