Dr Fiona Pringle

Dr Fiona Pringle

Senior Associate | Wellington
Baldwins Law Limited English | 中文

Fiona assists clients in patent and design matters, from filing through to grant, in New Zealand, Australia and overseas.

Fiona acts in all areas of patent and design prosecution, including in hearings before the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) and in opposition proceedings.  She also manages patent portfolios for clients based in New Zealand.  Her focus is mainly on the life sciences, biotechnology and pharmaceutical areas, but Fiona also has experience with animal health and food and beverage technologies.  In addition, Fiona assists clients with plant variety rights matters.

Before joining Baldwins in 2005, Fiona was a science policy advisor working in the biotechnology area for a government department. She also spent three years as a research scientist at a university in the United States after completing her PhD in microbiology.

Fiona loves being involved at the forefront of technologies and innovations in areas that make a real difference. 

Fiona为客户在新西兰、澳大利亚及世界各地提供专利和外观设计方面从申请到授权的专业法律服务。

Fiona执业于专利和外观设计申请的全部领域,包括在新西兰知识产权局IPONZ的听审和异议程序。她还为新西兰的客户管理专利组合。她的业务领域主要集中于生命科学、生物技术和制药领域,她也在动物健康和食品饮料技术方面有着丰富经验。此外,Fiona还为客户提供植物品种权方面的服务。

在2005年加入Baldwins前,Fiona作为生物技术领域的科学政策顾问在政府部门工作。她在获得微生物学博士学位之后还在美国的大学作为研究科学家工作三年。

Fiona乐于参与到多个领域中进行创新的技术创造前沿。

F: +64 4 473 6712
 
Email: fiona.pringle@baldwins.com
 

Expertise

  • Patent filing and examination
  • Patent searching
  • Patent oppositions and revocations
  • Registered designs
  • Plant variety rights
  • Life sciences/biotechnology
  • Medical devices/diagnostic technology
  • Pharmaceuticals/agri-chemicals
  • Animal health
  • Food and beverage

Affiliations

  • NZIPA - New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys – Fellow
  • NZLS – New Zealand Law Society – Member
  • NZMS – New Zealand Microbiological Society
  • NZSBMB – New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Qualifications

  • Registered Patent Attorney (New Zealand and Australia)
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of
    New Zealand
  • 2012 Bachelor of Laws, Victoria University of Wellington
  • 2000 PhD (Microbiology), University of Otago
  • 1994 Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of Otago

Awards & Recognition

Award #1

Recognised Leader in Biotechnology Patents, Acquisition International 2015 Legal Awards - Australasia

Award #2

Who’s Who Legal, Patents, 2018


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