Kate Giddens

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Phone: +64 4 910 6500
Fax:+64 4 473 6712
Position: Baldwins Law Limited - Associate
Office: Wellington
Qualifications: LLB BCA
Keys Barrister & Solicitor NZ
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Kate joined the Wellington office of Baldwins in January 2010.

Following completion of a BCA (Marketing and Management) and LLB at Victoria University Wellington in 2006, Kate worked at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand, including as a Senior Trade Mark Examiner.

Kate advises on trade mark availability, infringement issues, copyright, passing off and the Fair Trading Act. Kate’s expertise also includes filing and prosecuting trade mark applications, managing trade mark oppositions and disputes and drafting Intellectual Property agreements.


-    Protection and prosecution of trade marks
-    Advising in relation to passing off and the Fair Trading Act


-    Bachelor of Laws, Victoria University, Wellington
-    Bachelor of Commercial Administration, Victoria University, Wellington


-    Barrister and Solicitor
-    NZIPA Student Member

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