Christopher Sheehan

Christopher joined the Wellington office of Zone Law as a lawyer in 2015.

After completing his LLB with honours at Victoria University Wellington in 2011, Chris worked at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand as a Trade Mark Examiner. Chris excelled in his role and in 2014 received the highest mark in the national trade marks exam.

Chris works in the trade marks team assisting with trade mark availability, infringement issues, copyright, passing off and the Fair Trading Act. Chris also assists with filing and prosecuting trade mark applications, managing trade mark oppositions and disputes and drafting intellectual property agreements.

Chris is passionate about IP law, and is keen to help clients achieve the best commercial outcomes in New Zealand and around the world.