Bruce Kelsall

Bruce Kelsall



ACADEMIC:       Bachelor of Arts      (University of Waikato, NZ) 1989

                            (Major studies in English)


                            Bachelor of Laws

                            (Victoria University of Wellington,  NZ) 2001


                            Registered Patent and Trade Mark Attorney (New Zealand) 2001

                            Barrister and Solicitor of

                            the High Court of New Zealand 2003





PROFESSIONAL: Experience as a trade mark practitioner in a New Zealand patent attorneys firm (five years), in major New Zealand law firms (five years), and in a leading Australian law firm (over two years), before joining Patent Attorney Services in 2008.  Bruce gained much valuable experience as a trade mark and design Examiner with IPONZ before his move to private practice.


                            Since 1989, Bruce has wide trade mark experience as solicitor and patent attorney including searching, filing,  prosecuting applications in Australia, New Zealand, and foreign countries, and contentious matters including trade mark oppositions and litigation.