Mathew Campbell

LLB BSc (Computer Science and Mathematics)


Patent Attorney (Trans-Tasman)

Senior Associate, Terry IP Patent Attorneys Limited

Senior Associate, Terry IP Law Limited

Mathew Campbell


D: +64 9 978 1632

Specialist Areas

Patents, designs, copyright


Telecommunications, software, business methods, gaming, blockchain, fintech, artificial intelligence, medical devices, and personal electronics


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


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

Mat has over a decade of experience in IP, and specialises in navigating the complex and ever-changing rules around the patentability of computer-implemented inventions in different jurisdictions around the world.

Before joining Ellis Terry, Mat worked with another IP firm in Auckland, a European patent attorney firm in London, and in-house at a multi-national medical device manufacturer.