Origin are Specialists in Obtaining Strong, Enforceable Patents

Origin is a team of senior patent attorneys who thoroughly understand the commercial imperatives behind capturing intellectual property assets and the management of valuable intellectual property portfolios. They have backgrounds collectively spanning the entire range of patent specialties, including physical sciences, information technology, electrical engineering, medical devices, biological sciences and pharmaceuticals.

Partnering for Your Success

We have experience in partnering with executive teams to deliver the outcome you want, on time and on budget. Our unique approach means we record a significant rate of approved patent applications.

With a deep understanding of intellectual property law and a commitment to excellence, Origin has helped numerous Kiwi innovators protect and leverage their groundbreaking ideas.

Our clients include manufacturers, exporters, universities, technical commercialisation businesses, and law firms requiring specialist intellectual property support.

“We prioritize open communication and work closely with businesses and innovators to craft robust patent strategies that safeguard your intellectual property assets.”

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Patents: Protecting your Technology & Ideas

At Origin, our commitment to excellence is unwavering, and our profound understanding of New Zealand, Australian, USA and international patent law allows us to deliver comprehensive and bespoke solutions to every client. 

Whether you’re an emerging tech startup, a well-established manufacturing powerhouse, or a trailblazer in electrical engineering, our team possesses the knowledge and experience necessary to secure your intellectual property rights.

“We take immense pride in our ability to transform complex ideas into patent applications that not only meet the rigorous standards of patent offices but also capture the essence of your innovation.”

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Registered Designs: Protecting your Product Design

Our expertise extends to securing legal protection for your innovative designs through the design registration process. 

We work closely with you to understand the unique aspects of your designs, ensuring they meet the legal criteria for protection.

We then assist you by navigating the registration process seamlessly, providing you with the tools to defend your designs from imitation and infringement.

“Our patent attorney team possesses the expertise and experience necessary to guide you through the intricacies of design registration.”

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“We were dealing with a fairly complex patent issue. Origin’s knowledge and expertise was excellent, and they did a great job communicating the issues and strategy to the leadership team.”

Greg Stewart, National Research & Development Manager | Amcor

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Trade Marks: Protecting your Brand

With an exceptional track record of safeguarding brands across various industries, we specialize in Trade Mark registration and enforcement, ensuring that your unique identity remains intact.

We understand that your brand is the cornerstone of your business, and we go to great lengths to ensure it’s shielded from infringement and misappropriation.

If you need Trade Mark protection services that not only meet the highest standards but also align perfectly with your brand’s vision and goals, call us today to discuss your business.

“Our meticulous approach to Trade Mark registration ensures that your brand enjoys comprehensive legal protection, both nationally and internationally.”

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Intellectual Property Strategy

Origin’s patent attorneys recognize the pivotal role of Intellectual Property Strategy in protecting and maximizing the value of your innovations. Intellectual Property Strategy is not merely a legal necessity but a strategic asset that can propel your business to new heights.

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Commercial Advice

IP isn’t just a protective measure; it’s a gateway to new opportunities and revenue streams. We help identify under-utilized IP assets, explore licensing and partnership possibilities, and devise innovative strategies to monetize your intellectual property. 

  • Commercialisation of intellectual property
  • Technology transfer

  • Intellectual property ownership

  • Contracts

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IP Disputes

Origin excel in resolving Intellectual Property disputes efficiently and effectively. Our team’s expertise and strategic approach ensure that your IP rights are protected and upheld in cases of infringement or conflicts. 

  • Enforcing your intellectual property

  • Defending your business against allegations

  • Infringement review

  • Dispute guidance and resolution

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Callaghan Innovation

We are a Callaghan Innovation Intellectual Property Provider and offer programs to each specification issued by Callaghan Innovation for the Innovation Intellectual Property program.

  • Callaghan Innovation Intellectual Property Programs

  • Innovation IP and IP Light

  • Approved Services to Support Callaghan Innovation Grants

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Training & Workshops

Origin offer engaging and informative training workshops designed to empower you with a comprehensive understanding of Intellectual Property (IP) and its strategic leverage. 

  • Understanding and using Intellectual Property (IP)

  • IP Governance

  • IP Strategy & Management

  • IP Staff Culture & Capability Training

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Serving New Zealand’s Intellectual Property Needs

From Whangarei down to Palmerston North, and New Plymouth across to Whakatane, Origin are here to protect and maximize your intellectual property:

Auckland – Hamilton – Tauranga – Whakatane – Rotorua – Gisborne – Taupo