Pipers Attorney Tom Robertson Elected as NZIPA President
Pipers is pleased to announce that Tom Robertson was elected as the President of the New Zealand Intellectual Property Attorneys organisation (NZIPA) at the recent annual general meeting on 8th September 2023.
Tom has a long association with NZIPA, having been a Council Member since 2010 and is keen to build on that over the next two-years in his tenure as the NZIPA President.
NZIPA advocates in New Zealand and Australia to advance IP rights and represents most trans-Tasman registered Patent Attorneys who are resident and practising in New Zealand.
Tom has well-rounded experience in intellectual property having initially started as an examiner in the patents, designs and trade mark fields, including advising IPONZ on the drafting of the Trade Marks Act 2002. Tom commenced working for Pipers in 2002 and is a registered Patent Attorney in both New Zealand and Australia.
Tom is also a member of IPSANZ, APAA and BNI and is pleased to be part of the IPONZ Patent and Trademark Technical Focus Groups that consider and provide advice on Patent and Trade Mark policy and practice.