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Suite 25, St Kevins,
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Alice is an Administrative Assistant in the Wellington office of Zone. She joined the team in 2017.
She works in the trade marks team advising clients on post-registration matters including renewals and our watching services. Alice also assists with business communications, administration and the day-to-day running of the office.
Alice came from a customer service background and loves to solve problems and help people. In her spare time, Alice enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.
Celine is the trade mark administrator at Zone IP and first point of contact when you call our offices. She has a strong administrative background and has worked in the legal profession for the last 10 years. She manages the smooth running of the day to day matters.
In her spare time, Celine enjoys spending time with her family.
Christopher joined the Wellington office of Zone IP as a lawyer in 2015.
After completing his LLB with honours at Victoria University Wellington in 2011, Chris worked at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand as a Trade Mark Examiner. Chris excelled in his role and in 2014 received the highest mark in the national trade marks exam.
Chris works in the trade marks team assisting with trade mark availability, infringement issues, copyright, passing off and the Fair Trading Act. Chris also assists with filing and prosecuting trade mark applications, managing trade mark oppositions and disputes and drafting intellectual property agreements.
Karen is our Marketing and Operations Director.
Karen started her career in Australia working as Operations Manager for a large pharmaceutical company gaining strong marketing and operations experience in the Australian market. She has also worked in the New Zealand government and has spent the last 10 years working in the New Zealand charity sector helping to raise millions of dollars for local charities.
Karen is a member of the Wellington Rotary Club, BNI and the International Trademark Owners Association (INTA).
Karen’s focus at Zone IP is on marketing the company and on the overall strategic direction of the company.
Theodore Doucas is the Principal Consultant for ZONE IP. He is a former Assistant Commissioner of Patents, Trade Marks and Designs at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand and a former business owner so is uniquely positioned to understand the needs of business owners in protecting their intellectual property rights. He is also a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) and the International Trademark Owners Association (INTA).