James & Wells, New Zealand’s largest privately-owned intellectual property practice, and one of Australasia’s leading independent patent and trade mark firms, is expanding its presence in Australia with the acquisition of Brisbane based Innofy IP. This marks a step in James & Wells’ expansion into the Australian market. The combination with Innofy couldn’t be a better match. Both firms share an ethos of championing innovation and working with clients to ensure their success. Further, both firms are aligned in their commitment to independence, which has drastically diminished in the Australasian market in recent years.
Our independence helps us attract and retain high quality staff and provide superior service to our clients.
As authors of New Zealand’s most comprehensive legal text on intellectual property law, we are the number one authority on New Zealand intellectual property matters.
We provide a full suite of intellectual property (IP) services throughout New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands.
Unlike publicly listed IP firms, we are not governed by wider commercial interests or distracted by maximising shareholder value.
We believe that transparency of decision making is paramount for our clients and recognise that conflict of interest situations may arise from overlapping firms in group ownership structures.
Our Asian specialist team can provide the following services: