April 7, 2022

Britta Fromow President of FICPI New Zealand

James & Wells patent attorney Britta Fromow has been named President of the New Zealand Group of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).

FICPI is an international NGO whose membership is exclusively made up of patent attorneys. The community is a group that is driven by a shared interest of best practice in the IP profession, and members benefit from IP insights provided through an international lens.

Of the appointment, Britta says: “I am excited by the opportunity to bring the many benefits of FICPI to New Zealand’s IP profession and to represent New Zealand for FICPI. I am looking forward to engaging with members and playing a greater role in this valuable community.”

Britta is a lawyer and patent attorney with over 20 years’ experience in providing clients with strategic IP advice. Britta is renowned for providing clients with practical, tailored solutions that accommodate their current market position and business goals.

Founding Partner Ceri Wells (who also happens to be the secretary of the FICPI NZ Group), says: “Britta is an exceptional patent attorney whose pragmatism and vast experience in many areas of intellectual property make her much sought after. We are delighted that she will be leading the New Zealand Group of FICPI, and will be increasing her engagement with members globally.”

Since 1979, James & Wells has been at the forefront of innovation in Australasia. The firm’s award-winning team help businesses grow, leverage, and protect their IP. Their depth of experience ranges from managing large IP portfolios for international corporations, right through to protecting the ideas of start-ups, and everything in between.

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