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Australian gene patent decision may fly the Tasman
The question is - when will the precedent created by this Australian judgment will be considered in New Zealand courts?
New Zealand
23 Oct 2015
New Zealand follows UK lead on software patents
The new Patents Act has finally been passed, completing the first reform of New Zealand's patent law in 60 years.
New Zealand
24 Sep 2013
Inventors rescued by two word change to Patents Bill
The two words "as such" protect innovative software, while excluding pure computer programs from the patents regime.
New Zealand
9 Sep 2012
Intellectual property
Discusses the intellectual property rights associated with doing business in NZ.
New Zealand
3 Aug 2011
The computer programs affair
The Government has tied itself in knots trying to ban computer programs from the patent regime. It has now sought help from the Intellectual Property Office – but they are struggling to untangle the mess. We think it is time to cut the line and start again. This Brief Counsel explains how the problem arose and reviews the remedial efforts to date. We propose our own solution.
New Zealand
22 Mar 2011
Did the Privacy Commissioner get it right with Google?
Late last year, the Privacy Commissioner (the Commissioner) clipped Google for breaching the Privacy Act 1993 (the Act) through its "Street View" filming in New Zealand. Google acknowledged early on that it had made mistakes and has given a number of undertakings to improve its Privacy Act compliance processes.
New Zealand
1 Feb 2011
Can you own the haka?
Perhaps nothing speaks to our national identity more than the sight and sound of the All Blacks performing Ka Mate before pasting the Boks or the French.
New Zealand
19 Nov 2010
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