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By Anton Blijlevens, Brook Dyer
n November last year, the European Patent Office (EPO) released guidelines relating to the examination of patent applications for artificial intelligence (AI) ...
By Briar Naymsith
New Zealand acceded to the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure 1977 on 17 December 2018. Accession was a
By Anton Blijlevens, Pritesh Lohani
On 19 June 2018, the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office (USPTO) issued its 10 millionth patent. The first US patent (relating to a process of making potash ...
By Margot Smith, Filza Tariq
The New Zealand Government is negotiating a free trade deal with the EU. As part of the agreement, New Zealand has been asked to recognise geographical indications protected in the EU.
By Brook Dyer, Anton Blijlevens
Rokt appealed the decision, challenging the refusal of the application.
By AJ Park
AJ Park, an intellectual property law firm in Australia and New Zealand, shares an illustrated video to help guide you on what IP right is best for you.
By Zoe Dewhurst, Jonathan Aumonier-ward
The United Kingdom is gearing up to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 and has been working hard to provide guidance on what will happen to intellectual property (IP) rights in both a deal...
By Lynell Tuffery Huria
Lynell Tuffery-Huria, on behalf of AJ Park and the INTA, was invited to assist with a Sub-regional Multi-stakeholder Practical Workshop on Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge...
By Grace Thomas-Edmond, Mark Hargreaves
The New Zealand government has today announced the final design of its research and development (R&D) tax incentive scheme.
By Teresa Griffiths
Earlier this year, the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) carried out a review of its fees, with a view to providing consistency and transparency across the services it provides.
By Ken Moon
The New Zealand Copyright Act 1994 (the Act) is now under review. The review has got underway in earnest with the November release of a 126-page Issues Paper by the Ministry of Business, Innovation...
By Teresa Griffiths, Ken Moon, Kieran O'Connel
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has now been ratified, and a number of intellectual property legislation changes will come into force in New Zealand
By Mark Hargreaves, Grace Thomas-Edmond
There are both legal and commercial justifications for including time limits in confidentiality agreements.
By Kate McHaffie, Ken Moon, Matthew Hayes
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released an Issues Paper on the review of the Copyright Act 1994.
By Humphrey Foote
The current New Zealand PVR Act is over 30 years old, and is being reviewed with a view to bringing it more in line with the corresponding Acts of many of New Zealand's trading partners.