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John Barker Law
+64 21 798 353
PO Box 224
Shortland Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

New Zealand

+64 (0)21 798 353

John Barker Law is a boutique firm offering strategic legal and policy expertise to the food and beverage sector with a special emphasis on wine and other alcoholic beverages.

Combining specialised legal skills with extensive experience in government and industry, John Barker Law delivers strategic and outcome-focussed advice to clear the regulatory pathway from production through to the global market. 



John Barker Law offers clients the benefit of a leading authority on the complexities of geographical indications law, as well as experience in trade mark law.  We provide strategic legal and policy advice in the follow areas:

  • Development of geographical indications;
  • Geographical indication protection and opposition;
  • Trade mark search and registration;
  • Trade mark protection and opposition;
  • Copyright advice;
  • Brand protection strategy,