September 5, 2023

James & Wells Welcomes New Partner


Internationally experienced Jennifer Lucas has rejoined the senior ranks of James & Wells as a Partner.

With expertise in chemistry, medical, food, and fibre technologies, Jennifer possesses a depth of knowledge that will further bolster James & Wells’ already strong Patent Team.

Managing Partner, Tim Walden, said “We are delighted that Jennifer has rejoined the firm after several years away raising a family and starting her own boutique IP firm. Her strengths in intellectual property are impressive, and she brings a level of experience and technical know-how that will be of great benefit to our clients.”

Jennifer has 20 years experience in intellectual property gained in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She is a registered New Zealand and Australian patent attorney and a fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys.

Jennifer comments: “I am excited to return to James & Wells at a time when the firm is establishing itself as New Zealand’s preeminent IP firm and is experiencing rapid growth in Australia.”

James & Wells is NZ’s largest independent intellectual property firm, with offices in Australia and across New Zealand. The firm won Intellectual Property Specialist Firm of the Year at the NZ Law Awards, and has been putting clients at the forefront since 1979.

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