Mathew Campbell

BSc (Computer Science and Mathematics) LLB
Enrolled Lawyer
Patent Attorney (Trans-Tasman)
Consultant, Terry IP Patent Attorneys Limited
Consultant, Terry IP Law Limited

Specialist Areas

Patents, designs, copyright


Telecommunications, software, business methods, fintech, artificial intelligence, medical devices and appliances


  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications
  • Standards-essential patent development
  • IP strategy development
  • Advising on patentability
  • Infringement and validity advice
  • Freedom to operate assessment


Mathew is a registered Trans-Tasman Patent Attorney and enrolled lawyer focusing on patents for computer-implemented inventions. He has particular expertise working in emerging and fast-moving areas like fintech and artificial intelligence.

Mathew has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in different jurisdictions around the world, and has specialised in navigating the complex and ever-changing rules around the patentability of computer-implemented inventions.

Before joining Ellis Terry, Mathew worked at Baldwins in Auckland and Gill Jennings & Every in London, and as in-house counsel at a multi-national medical device manufacturer.