Craig Rothwell

Senior Associate

+64 9 914 6740
Email Craig
LinkedIn profile

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.

Service Areas

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Technology (Engineering and Automation) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Registered Patent Attorney - Australia and New Zealand
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys (NZIPA)
  • Member - New Zealand Law Society

Recently published by Craig