Two Senior Associates and an Associate return from maternity leave.
James & Wells Intellectual Property1 Lawyers welcomes back Claire Deeks, Katrina Crooks and Jennifer Lucas from maternity leave.
Claire and Katrina are Senior Associates based in the firm's Auckland Litigation Team specialising in all aspects of contentious IP2 with Claire's practice having a particular focus on anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting issues. Jennifer is an Associate in the Auckland Patents Team specialising in patent3 prosecution4 with focusing primarily on pharmaceutical and chemical technologies.
1Refers to the ownership of an intangible thing - the innovative idea behind a new technology, product, process, design or plant variety, and other intangibles such as trade secrets, goodwill and reputation, and trade marks. Although intangible, the law recognises intellectual property as a form of property which can be sold, licensed, damaged or trespassed upon. Intellectual property encompasses patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.
2Refers to the ownership of an intangible thing - the innovative idea behind a new technology, product, process, design or plant variety...