CreateIP News – Winter 2011

Welcome to the latest edition of the CreateIP Newsletter.

We hope everyone is recovering and getting back on track after the devastating earthquake of February 22nd. While our homes have suffered some serious damage we find ourselves thankful and fortunate that our families are alive and well.

At CreateIP we are still working out of the Bealey Avenue office and have even expanded the team, welcomingLisa Kauke and Amanda Smith to the fold in recent weeks.  Lisa is a graduate of the University of Canterbury Master of Engineering programme and joins us as an IP Specialist from Hubco Automotive; she will be supporting my work […]

June 26th, 2011|

CreateIP to present at international conference

Robert will be speaking at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF) in Chicago September 18-20. AIPF is an international association of independent specialty law firms that devote a majority of their practice to patent law, trademark law and copyright law.

The theme of this year’s event, “Enhancing IP Rights in a Time of Erosion” is highly relevant in the New Zealand context. It will feature a number of esteemed speakers from around the world, including other specialist IP firms as well as leading corporations Whirlpool Corporation and Pioneer Hi-Bred International.

CreateIP also recently appeared in Corporate INTL, a […]

May 26th, 2011|

Christchurch Earthquake 22 February 2011 Update

Thank you for all of the kind messages of support received recently from you and our wider CreateIP family.

I am relieved to say that the CreateIP team and our family members are safe and well, although we all have tales to tell about the quake.

Personally our house has taken a hard hit – livable but major structural damage including a one inch crack that effectively splits the house into two parts. The surrounding roads are in terrible shape with major liquefaction, cracks and sink holes everywhere. Fortunately others in our team are less affected, the earthquake having released its energy in […]

February 22nd, 2011|

CreateIP On The Grow Again

Welcome to the second edition of CreateIP News.

In the first issue we introduced to you our Christchurch office. Since then we have been joined by our lovely PA Chelsea Lucking, and we are now advertising for another Patent Attorney.

We’re looking for someone with a science or engineering background to help balance the workload and continue building great relationships with our clients. If you know someone who may be interested please introduce us!

To keep pace with growth we’ve needed to expand the office and have taken on a second floor at our Bealey Avenue premises. For those of you in Christchurch […]

November 26th, 2010|