Innovation IP®


We’re proud to be an official provider of Callaghan Innovation’s Innovation IP® programme. To help businesses maximise the value of their new and existing innovations, the programme includes co-funding for professional assistance with IP strategy implementation. That’s where our services come in.

What is Innovation IP®


Innovation IP ® is Callaghan Innovation’s IP skills and development programme. The programme is designed to help innovative New Zealand businesses to improve their IP awareness, develop and implement focussed IP strategies to accelerate their business growth.

Who should use Innovation IP®?


New Zealand-based businesses operating within the innovation space. Particularly those undertaking R&D with the aim of generating new, valuable IP or looking to maximise the value of the IP they already possess.  

How does Innovation IP® work?


The programme is delivered in two stages. During the first stage, businesses learn about IP and develop an IP strategy specific to their business objectives. During the second stage, businesses access co-funding from Callaghan Innovation in order to assist  implementation of their IP strategy using services from approved IP service providers.  

Our Innovation IP® services


Baldwins is one of the approved Stage Two providers for the Innovation IP® programme. This means we are accredited to deliver mentoring and professional IP services to help participating businesses  implement their IP strategy plans. Co-funding of 40% of allowed implementation costs up to a maximum of $5,000 ex GST is available from Callaghan Innovation towards the costs of these services.

Why choose us?


Baldwins is one of New Zealand’s largest and most reputable specialist intellectual property service providers. What differentiates us is the calibre of our IP specialists, the depth of their technical expertise, the quality of the advice we provide, and our personal and professional approach.

We have experts across all industries, from nanotechnology to cosmetics, with advanced academic qualifications and extensive practical experience spanning science, engineering, business and law. Our highly skilled team has the ability to understand your technology and provide considered and commercially relevant advice that will ensure your IP strategy is implemented efficiently and cost effectivley, to accelerate your business growth.

Contact our Innovation IP® team


If your business has completed Stage One of Innovation IP® you are eligible to progress to Stage Two . This can include speaking with our team to design a suite of IP services that will implement your IP strategy and get you on the fast track to success.

Simply submit your enquiry here, or contact the head of our Innovation IP team, Wes Jones, today.

To learn more about Innovation IP®, please head over to the programme’s website and speak with Callaghan Innovation if you’d like to get started.  

Need more information?

Contact a member of our team:

Contact us

Innovation IP Team

  • Wes Jones
    Partner, Auckland

  • +64 9 359 7747
  • +64 21 666 703
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  • Sean Brogan
    Head of Commercial, Auckland

  • +64 9 359 7715
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  • Rachel McDonald
    Senior Associate, Auckland

  • +64 9 359 7738
  • +64 27 645 3198
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