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Senior Associate

Raymond Scott



P+64 9 977 5061

M+64 21 592 102

Raymond Scott

Raymond is a senior associate in the firm's intellectual property group. He has several years' experience in commercial and contentious aspects of IP, including trade marks, passing off, domain names, copyright, designs, confidential information, and patents.

He advises regularly on trade mark protection strategies for local and international clients, and manages New Zealand border protection portfolios for a number of well-known brands.

Raymond’s broad transactional experience includes advising on IP due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and drafting and negotiating licences and other IP-related agreements.

He also acts regularly for clients in contentious IP issues, and has assisted with trade mark matters before the Court of Appeal, High Court and Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand.

Of particular interest to Raymond are IP matters relating to indigenous rights and cultural knowledge, and the arts and entertainment industries.

  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 Intellectual Property 2021 - Next Generation Lawyer

Examples of Work

  • The a2 Milk Company - worldwide brand protection and IP commercialisation
  • Brand protection in New Zealand for Mars Group, Best Western, Briscoe Group, and Bunnings
  • The Procter & Gamble Company - New Zealand border protection and anti-counterfeiting
  • Columbia Sportswear Company - New Zealand brand protection and anti-counterfeiting
  • Master Lock Company - protection of designs in New Zealand
  • The University of Auckland Business School and Icehouse Entrepreneurs' Challenge - IP due diligence on a number of businesses

Other Credentials

  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) - Member