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Davies Collison Cave
With the introduction of the New Zealand Patents Act 2013, New Zealand Examiners adopted a strict approach to the assessment of amendments ...
Davies Collison Cave
The New Zealand Patents Regulations 2014 were amended on 8 March 2018 to correct some of the problems caused by the original regulations.
Shelston IP
Perhaps a dose of glyphosate will be poured on the facility to daisy chain old Act divisional applications indefinitely.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Delivering another blow to the New Zealand National Party who lost control of Government following the 2017 election, a recent High Court judgment has found the party liable for damages...
KISCH IP
Most popular music followers will instantly recognise the pulsing background beat of Eminem's Grammy and Academy Award winning track "Lose Yourself".
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The National Party's use of the track Eminem Esque, in its 2014 election campaign, was held to be copyright infringement.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Intellectual property is a significant business asset so you should consider how best to protect or to commercialise it.
Shelston IP
The facility to "daisy chain" divisionals from applications proceeding under the Patents Act 1953 may be under threat.
Shelston IP
The article considers the shift from local novelty to absolute, or worldwide novelty, in terms of the new Patents Act.
Shelston IP
An innovation patent seems to be very low, if at all, on the NZ Government agenda – so this article is only speculative.
Duncan Cotterill
If you have paid an invoice from TM Publisher, contact the Commerce Commission, as they may chase a refund for you.
Chapman Tripp
The question is - when will the precedent created by this Australian judgment will be considered in New Zealand courts?
Cavell Leitch
But before you sign on the dotted line, consider the key provisions of software licence agreements described below.
Duncan Cotterill
A New Zealand decision on the trademark registrability of the Kit Kat four fingers shape was handed down some years ago.
Duncan Cotterill
What the Whittaker's SANTE bar case confirms again is that it is possible to register distinctive shapes as trade marks.
Duncan Cotterill
The UK Supreme Court has reconsidered the law relating to passing off in light of the emergence of a global marketplace.
Chapman Tripp
The court gave a fillip to performing artists by finding Topshop liable in passing off to Rihanna for use of her image.
Chapman Tripp
This UK case involving Interflora made some observations to inform the Google AdWords trade mark debate in New Zealand.
Duncan Cotterill
As of 30 September 2014, the New Zealand Domain Name Commission will be offering .nz domains for registration.
Chapman Tripp
Beyond source and object code, it will be difficult to rely on copyright law to prevent unlicensed copying of software.
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Davies Collison Cave
With the introduction of the New Zealand Patents Act 2013, New Zealand Examiners adopted a strict approach to the assessment of amendments ...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Delivering another blow to the New Zealand National Party who lost control of Government following the 2017 election, a recent High Court judgment has found the party liable for damages...
Shelston IP
Perhaps a dose of glyphosate will be poured on the facility to daisy chain old Act divisional applications indefinitely.
Davies Collison Cave
The New Zealand Patents Regulations 2014 were amended on 8 March 2018 to correct some of the problems caused by the original regulations.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The National Party's use of the track Eminem Esque, in its 2014 election campaign, was held to be copyright infringement.
KISCH IP
Most popular music followers will instantly recognise the pulsing background beat of Eminem's Grammy and Academy Award winning track "Lose Yourself".
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Intellectual property is a significant business asset so you should consider how best to protect or to commercialise it.
Shelston IP
The article considers the shift from local novelty to absolute, or worldwide novelty, in terms of the new Patents Act.
Shelston IP
An innovation patent seems to be very low, if at all, on the NZ Government agenda – so this article is only speculative.
Shelston IP
The facility to "daisy chain" divisionals from applications proceeding under the Patents Act 1953 may be under threat.
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