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Hello. Kia ora. Gidday. Welcome to CreateIP!

We are a commercially-savvy, plain-speaking New Zealand IP firm offering big firm knowledge with the advantage of a boutique format. Small ‘but perfectly formed’, we partner with our clients to provide ‘in-house’ specialist IP counsel services to ensure that our clients prosper from their clever branding and innovative product ideas.

Our difference is a fresh, proactive and personal approach that our clients appreciate and trust. Our client base has grown primarily via referrals from happy clients.

At CreateIP we don’t talk in riddles and send you pro-forma jargon-filled letters. We pick up the phone. We visit your premises. We get to know you and your business so we can work alongside you to guide you from seed to success.

We are straight-talking.

We provide clear, pragmatic advice.

We set out options tailored to fit your business objectives and budget.


Recent Posts

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CreateIP finalist in NZ Law Awards 2016

September 19th, 2016|Comments Off on CreateIP finalist in NZ Law Awards 2016

We’re delighted that, for the fourth year in a row, we have made the finals of the New Zealand Law Awards in the Intellectual Property Specialist Law Firm of the Year category.

The winners will be announced […]

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Front page for Champion Canterbury finalist

September 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Front page for Champion Canterbury finalist

Staff and friends of Create IP were pleasantly surprised to wake up to a familiar face on the front page of their Christchurch Press newspaper this morning.

CreateIP founder, Robert Snoep, was interviewed and videoed by the […]

  • Negotiating China’s new IP landscape

Negotiating China’s new IP landscape

February 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Rachel Colley of CreateIP shares four key strategies that a company wishing to access the China market can implement to best protect itself, and pre-empt IP issues.

2015 has seen the influence and importance of China […]

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What makes us different?

You are a name, not a number

We keep it personal.
We care about your business.

We’re ‘small but perfectly formed’

We know what we are talking about. Others say we do too.

We come to you

We don’t hide behind our desks. We visit you to better understand you and your business.

We’re not about ticking boxes and generating revenue from our clients

We offer tailored IP solutions to best fit your business and budget.  We won’t sell you services you do not need.

We’re straight up.  We don’t talk in riddles or jargon

We do what we say we will, when we say we will.

You won’t get lost in the crowd or passed from pillar to post

The person doing your work is the person you talk to.