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Catalyst Intellectual Property and Ellis IP to Merge

The directors of Catalyst Intellectual Property and Ellis IP are delighted to announce that their two businesses will merge effective from 1 June 2023 trading as Catalyst Intellectual Property.

For more than a decade, Ellis IP Limited has been the trade mark practice of the combined patent attorney and trade mark law business Ellis Terry. Director of Ellis IP, Emily Ellis, has built a significant trade mark law practice alongside former partner, and Emily’s father, Jonty Ellis.

“I am delighted to be merging my practice with such a strong and renowned IP firm as Catalyst Intellectual Property”, said Emily. “Our firms are very complementary, and we are aligned in terms of business values and outlook on life generally. The Ellis IP team is very much looking forward to 1 June 2023.”

The Ellis IP trade mark business strongly complements the patents and technology-focused IP practice of Catalyst Intellectual Property. Directors Greg Lynch, Garth Hendry and John Mansell welcome the strengthening of the trade mark practice with the addition of Emily and her team.

Managing Director Greg Lynch commented “The merger of the two firms is a step-change for both businesses. The synergies are clear. We are all very excited about this development which will further cement the merged business as one of New Zealand’s leading intellectual property service providers.”

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