Welcome to Ellis|Terry


Ellis Terry is the trading name for the firms Terry IP, Ellis Partners and Ellis IP Limited. Terry IP is a patent attorney and law firm, Ellis Partners is a patent attorney firm and Ellis IP Limited is an incorporated law firm. Ellis Terry services New Zealand and Australia. We have offices in Auckland and Wellington.

Established to serve a local and international client base, but with a strong New Zealand client focus, we provide advice and expertise in all aspects of the field of intellectual property.  We are flexible and can work to suit you.  Our charges are based on the value we add.  We do not charge for minor incidental matters that do not materially increase the effort required.

Our client base ranges from start ups to leading national and international corporations. Our technical expertise is primarily in the fields of mechanical, electrical and computer-related technologies.

We do more than just protect ideas, creativity and brands.  We put the legal issues into their proper commercial context so that intellectual property can be managed just like any other business aspect. We think outside the box to help develop successful commercial strategies and help effect these through our network of funders, advisors and businesses.