Maria joined Baldwins as a summer clerk in December 2008 and is now a solicitor in the Wellington Office. Maria was appointed as an Associate in 2013.
Prior to this, Maria worked as a law tutor at the Otago School of Medicine and as a legal intern at the Mental Health Commission.
Maria specialises in the protection and prosecution of trade marks. In addition Maria provides advice on trade mark availability and clearance searches, passing off and the Fair Trading Act.
New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys (NZIPA) - Student Member
Young Lawyers Committee (YLC) - Member of Committee
Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) - Student Member
The Licensing Executives Society Australia and New Zealand (LESANZ) - Member
Asia Pacific Copyright Association (APCA) - Member
2009 Master of Bioethics and Health Law - University of Otago
2007 Bachelor of Laws - University of Otago