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10 Jun 2020

AJ Park to acquire the business of Baldwins Intellectual Property

Baldwins is pleased to announce that we have reached agreement for the proposed acquisition of our business by fellow New Zealand Intellectual Property (IP) firm, AJ Park. Under the agreement, Baldwins will join the AJ Park business and operate as one firm. AJ Park and Baldwins are complementary businesses in terms of their experienced and expert teams, strong heritage and... Read more

23 Mar 2020

Baldwins COVID-19 update

Baldwins has activated its business continuity plans to ensure uninterrupted delivery of services to our clients. Baldwins staff have returned to the office with flexible schedules in place during Alert Level 1. We look forward to reconnecting with our clients and suppliers in person by appointment, or alternatively via virtual meetings. Electronic correspondence remains a preferred method of written... Read more

06 Mar 2020

Chelsea Wong joins Superdiversity Institute as a Young Leader

Baldwins is delighted to announce that Chelsea Wong has joined the Superdiversity Institute, NZ Asian Lawyers and SUPERdiverse WOMEN as a Young Leader. The Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business (SDI) is a multi-disciplinary institute leading research and analysis of law, policy, and business to support organisations in participating and building a superdiverse New Zealand. NZ Asian Leaders and... Read more
Chelsea Wong joins Superdiversity Institute as a Young Leader

27 Feb 2020

Baldwins recognised among world’s best in 2020 World Trademark Review 1000

Baldwins Intellectual Property has been named as a recommended firm, and Baldwins trade mark attorneys – Penny Catley, Thomas Huthwaite, and Kate Giddens – are individually recognised in WTR 1000. Baldwins is delighted to once again receive commendations from World Trademark Review’s annual WTR 1000 publication and to have the firm’s trademark representatives recognised among the world&rsquo... Read more
Baldwins recognised among world’s best in 2020 World Trademark Review 1000

21 Feb 2020

Legal 500 names Baldwins Tier 1 firm for intellectual property

Baldwins has been recognised as a Tier 1 firm for intellectual property and described as ‘a great team that understands clients’ needs’ in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific NZ 2020 rankings. Baldwins has been recognised as a Tier 1 firm for intellectual property in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific NZ 2020 rankings. Legal 500 provides unbiased commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of... Read more
Legal 500 names Baldwins Tier 1 firm for intellectual property

21 Aug 2019

2019 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards Evening

The KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards celebrate successful commercialisation of research within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes, bringing together the innovators and change makers that are transforming scientific discoveries into new products and services. Winners of the seventh annual KiwiNet awards were announced on Wednesday, 7th August 2019. Baldwins is proud to be a major partner of KiwiNet... Read more
2019 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards Evening

17 May 2018

Intermittent Email Issue

Since 12PM Tuesday May 15 (NZ time), Baldwins has experienced an intermittent issue with receiving email, however we believe that the issue has now been resolved. If you are have received an NDR (Non-Delivery Receipt) email from us, or you have not had a response to an email sent to us during this timeframe, then we ask that you please resend... Read more

09 Feb 2018

Baldwins trademark leaders recognised among world’s best in 2018

Baldwins Intellectual Property has again been named as a recommended firm in the World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2018.  In addition, partners Sue Ironside, Penny Catley and Angela Searle all  received individual recognition in this year's edition. Published in January each year, the World Trademark Review's WTR 1000 guide serves as the definitive tool... Read more

10 Nov 2017

Baldwins takes home Trade Mark Firm of the Year trophy at 2017 Asia IP Awards

Forty-four firms from 19 Asia-Pacific jurisdictions took home trophies at the eighth annual Asia IP Awards, held November 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Auckland. Baldwins took home the trophy for Trade Mark Firm of the Year in New Zealand. The annual Asia IP Awards name the top trade mark, patent and copyright practices as determined by in-house counsel from Asia,... Read more

10 Oct 2017

Baldwins nominated for two categories at the 2017 Asia IP Awards

Baldwins Intellectual Property has been named on the shortlist for the 2017 Asia IP Awards, the annual awards from Asia IP an intellectual property magazine focusing on Asia and the Pacific. The firm has been shortlisted for two categories: New Zealand - Patent Shortlist - 2017 New Zealand - Trademark Shortlist – 2017 Voting for the Awards is now open to clients, corporates... Read more