Craig Rothwell

Senior Associate

Auckland
+64 9 914 6740
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Craig is a Senior Associate in our Auckland Patents Team. He combines his extensive engineering experience with his knowledge of patent law to help his clients maximise the value of their intellectual property.

Craig works with his clients to secure patent and design protection, as well as develop filing patent strategies. He has a strong engineering background, having worked in the steel industry here in New Zealand as well as the subsea oil industry in London and Aberdeen.

Working with a variety of clients gives Craig variety in his practice. He has experience working in building and construction, healthcare, the primary industries, and manufacturing.

Outside of work, Craig loves spending time with his family, and making the most of the outdoors by fishing, diving, spear fishing, swimming and surfing.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Technology (Engineering & Automation) (Honours) - Massey University
  • Bachelor of Laws - The University of Auckland
  • Registered Patent Attorney - New Zealand & Australia
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys (NZIPA)
  • Member of the New Zealand Law Society (NZLS)

Practice Areas

Industry Expertise

  • Electronics
  • ICT - software
  • Mechanical

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