Clive is a barrister, patent attorney and arbitrator. He is ranked by Chambers and Partners as “one of New Zealand’s leading IP silk’s” with a “particular flare when it comes to handling especially complex matters”. Clive is a fellow of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand and a panel member of the Institute’s IP list.
Clive is a former President of the New Zealand Bar Association and IPSANZ. He is a co-author of the Lexis Nexis loose-leaf texts: Copyright and Design; and Patents and Trade Marks. He is a frequent writer and commentator on IP and information technology issues and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Intellectual Property Forum.
Clive is also a TEDx speaker, artist and author, having published his first book on a non-legal topic: “The Power of Wellbeing”, which looks at how we can re-imagine a more positive and inclusive post-pandemic world.