Raymond has over 14 years’ experience specialising in brand protection and commercial aspects of intellectual property.

He regularly advises clients on global trade mark protection strategies, and handles anti-counterfeiting work for a number of well-known brands.

Raymond’s broad transactional experience includes advising on IP due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and advising on IP aspects of business sale agreements and licence agreements. 

Of personal interest to Raymond are IP matters relating to indigenous rights and cultural knowledge, and the visual and performing arts.

He works closely with clients to understand their objectives and develop appropriate strategies. 

Raymond is a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) and the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA). 

Asia Pacific Legal 500 2024
Intellectual Property

Rising Star

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024
Intellectual Property

Associate to Watch

Managing Intellectual Property 2023
IP Stars

Rising Star

NZ Lawyer 2022

Rising Star

Work Highlights

The a2 Milk Company 

Global brand protection and enforcement strategy, and IP commercialisation.

The Procter & Gamble Company 

New Zealand border protection and anti-counterfeiting.

Briscoe Group 

Brand protection strategy and portfolio management.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa 

Advising on IP aspects of commercial arrangements.

Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Incorporated (Waikato Tainui) 

Advising on IP protection.

Mercury Capital 

Advising on IP aspects of the acquisition of Bauer Media’s New Zealand business.

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