Conor Burke-Govey

Patent Attorney



P: +64 4 894 8315


Conor completed his doctorate in Physics at the Victoria University of Wellington before joining ET Intellectual Property as a patent adviser. His research primarily focussed on the fabrication of field-effect transistors using semiconducting nanowires. Conor is a published author in several scientific journals and has significant experience in a wide variety of experimental research, including nanoelectronics fabrication, thin film deposition techniques, and Raman spectroscopy.

Conor’s background in experimental physics allows him to assist with particularly complex mechanical or electronics inventions. He brings a passion for technology into his work at ET Intellectual Property.


Physics, electronics, software, mechanics


Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Physics (Victoria University of Wellington)

Master of Intellectual Property (University of Technology Sydney)

Doctor of Philosophy (Victoria University of Wellington)

Patent Attorney (New Zealand and Australia)