Sam McQuilkan

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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  • Trademarky stuff
  • Some here, but generally more there
  • From Wellington, New Zealand.
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About Me


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Hi I'm Sam.

My day job consists of discussing whether trademarks are inherently distinctive and/or similar to other trademark. I love staying up late, but my job prevents anything past 1.30.

I'm currently saving up for the next trip. Not sure if it's:
- Mali
- Svalbard
- Mongolia
- Alaska
- Lebanon.


Work to live, don't live to work.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Hosting and staying, as seen below


My couchsurfing experience ranges from hosting in New Zealand, from sleeping in the backs of trucks and vans, in backyards, couches, beds, floors, fridges, buckets, cupboards, roofs, carseats, babyseats, etc. The couchsurfing experience is not one that can be put accurately into words. Just do it.


I like listening to music and playing music. I also like whistling.
I like space and physics, but not biology.
I don't really like cats because they are only friendly when it suits them. But dogs are awesome because they are team players all the time.
I like technology, but can't use a Mac or Vista.
I skateboard and snowboard, and I love it.
I like jumping off gargantuan trees or cliffs into deep enough water. And I love swimming. And climbing trees. And soy sauce.
My girlfriend is awesome, and so is laughing.
I like hitchhiking and flying foxes (ziplines).
Standing in the shower is nice, and so is cheese, and finding or fixing stuff.

Music, Movies, and Books

Heaps really. Except hip hop, punk, and techno.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Scaling the Grand Canyon would have to be up there. Living and snowboarding Vail everyday for a season also a highlight. Ahh - too many to even ponder on...

Teach, Learn, Share

Don't skate when you're drunk.
oh, and

Countries I’ve Visited

Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Samoa, South Africa, Sweden, Tonga, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, United States

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