Ellis Terry is a boutique intellectual property law firm, founded in 2009 by former partners one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest intellectual property firms. 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 intellectual property. The firm offers legal and strategic advice to innovative entrepreneurs, corporations, inventors, designers, and artists. Our patent attorneys are experts in mechanical, electrical, computer and software engineering. Our trade marks team works with clients from a variety of industries, including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, technology, film and entertainment, insurance, farming and agricultural, building, clothing and textiles, automotive and wine.
Ellis Terry boasts a number of professional accolades, including:
- One of New Zealand’s top firms for patent prosecution and trade mark prosecution in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2019.
- A recommended firm for patent prosecution and patent litigation in the IAM Patent 1000 for 2019.
- Emily Ellis has been recognised as a Trade Mark Star in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2019 and as a recommended expert in the World Trademark Review WTR 1000 for 2019.
- John Terry has been been ranked as one of the world’s best IP strategists in the IAM Strategy 300 2019, as a Patent Star in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2019, as a recommended individual for prosecution by the IAM Patent 1000, as a Best Lawyer for intellectual property, and as a global leader in Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2019.
- Blayne Peacock has been recognised as a Patent Star in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2019, as an Expert in Legal Media Group Expert Guides, as a recommended individual in litigation, prosecution and transactions by the IAM Patent 1000, and as a global leader in Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2019.
ELLIS TERRY is the trading name for the firms Terry IP Patent Attorneys Limited, Terry IP Law Limited, Ellis IP Limited and Ellis Terry Limited. Terry IP Patent Attorneys Limited is an incorporated patent attorney firm, and Terry IP Law Limited and Ellis IP Limited are incorporated law firms.