Tonia advises on all aspects of trade marks and intellectual property, including brand availability searching, portfolio management, prosecution and enforcement, intellectual property strategy, copyright, e-commerce and domain names. Tonia also has a strong commercial practice, including drafting, reviewing and advising on a wide range of commercial and technology agreements.
Tonia spent her formative years growing up in Rarotonga, Cook Islands and is passionate about supporting Pacifica and Māori entrepreneurs in her work. She is an advocate of te reo Māori and tikanga and assists a number of Māori trusts in a pro-bono capacity.
Outside of work, Tonia likes to renovate character homes and garden as well as mentoring young Pacifica and Māori entrepreneurs to grow their business ideas and fulfil their dreams.