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This case confirms the existing case law and the tests to assess if there is a breach of section 36 of the Commerce Act.
This article looks at some of the implications of open source licences and certain terms, in the cloud environment.
Trade mark owners and website operators should consider how the new TLDs may affect their businesses and their rights.
This article covers a discussion of the overhaul of the law of auctions and the new "unsubstantiated representations".
By Michael Pollard
The last few years have been challenging for New Zealand's corporate advisory market with the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) taking its toll on activity and transaction volumes. After a surge of capital raisings in the first half of 2009, issuances have scaled right back. The M&A market has remained relatively light throughout. There are certainly signs of recovery with M&A activity at least rebounding a little since the last quarter of 2010. However, the deal pipeline remains below the levels ex
By Earl Gray
The New Zealand High Court decision in Leisureworld Limited v Elite Fitness Equipment Ltd, CIV 2006-404-3499, 21 July 2006 per Heath J, illustrated the ongoing conflict between the rights of New Zealand registered trade mark owners and the right to parallel import into New Zealand.
By Earl Gray, Earl Gray