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Samuel Parkinson

Patent Executive

Samuel joined the Hamilton Patents Team in 2017. His engineering experience and knowledge of electronics is currently being used for searching, drafting and prosecuting patent applications.

Samuel is close to qualifying as a Registered Patent Attorney in New Zealand and Australia.


Qualifications and memberships

  • BE (Hons)
  • MPhil 

Industry specialty

•    Electronics; Radio Frequency, Analogue, Digital
•    Programming; C, C#, JAVA
•    Mechanical 
•    Agricultural 
•    Security 


•    Patents
•    Designs


Samuel joined James & Wells from Gallagher Group Ltd where his role of Senior Electronics Engineer saw him developing many products including animal weigh-scales, electronic identification (EID) readers and security access control readers. Samuel also worked on a variety of intellectual property matters at Gallagher.

His thesis centred on the design and development of impulse regeneration technology to extend the working range of electric fence networks, and advanced electric fence fault finding equipment using Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR).