Rachel McIvor

Rachel McIvor

Patent Executive | Auckland

Rachel assists clients in patent matters in New Zealand, Australia, and overseas.

Rachel specialises in patents with specialist knowledge in the area of biotechnology, and has experience in a number of patent matters including prior art searching, guiding patent applications through the examination process, and maintaining existing patents.

Before joining Baldwins Rachel worked as a Patent Examiner on the Biotechnology team at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ). Through her work at IPONZ, she has gained a wealth of experience in the field of biotechnology, primarily including the examination of applications relating to genetics, microbiology, immunology, pharmaceuticals, food technology, and molecular biology.

Having grown up on a farm in the Waikato, Rachel loves spending her time outside the office, getting back to her roots and exploring the outdoors.
F: +64 9 373 2123
 
Email: Rachel.McIvor@baldwins.com
 

Expertise

  • Patent filing and examination
  • Patent searching
  • Biotechnology related technologies
  • Patentability advice

Affiliations

  • NZIPA – New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys - Student member

Qualifications

  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • 2014 Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBiomedSc) majoring in Infection and Immunity, University of Otago
  • 2014 Bachelor of Laws, University of Otago