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Davies Collison Cave
Welcome to the DCC kete (basket) of recent New Zealand trade mark cases, and other developments in kiwi trade mark law and practice.
Davies Collison Cave
This week is Te Reo Māori week in Aotearoa (New Zealand), a week that promotes the use of Māori language.
Davies Collison Cave
In this case, Amazon applied for removal of Unilever's New Zealand registration No. 74364 SURPRISE on the grounds of non-use.
Davies Collison Cave
In a somewhat surprising decision, the Court of Appeal of New Zealand has held that the trade mark ActiPhen is likely to be confused with the prior mark ACTAZIN.
Spruson & Ferguson
The EUIPO multi-jurisdictional design searching platform now includes design data from IP Offices in New Zealand.
Davies Collison Cave
Regardless of the jurisdiction, novelty is a fundamental requirement for the patentability and validity of a claimed invention and is assessed relative to a single piece of prior art information.
Shelston IP
Discussion about new NZ patent application fees and suggestions for managing them.
Davies Collison Cave
Pierre de Coubertin was founder of the modern Olympic Games.
Davies Collison Cave
New Zealand is introducing excess claims fees, and increasing other patent fees, from 13 February 2020. What can you do to save costs?
Davies Collison Cave
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has changed how it will consider requests for expedited examination under the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) pilot programme.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Whether you run a small local business or a large multi-national organisation, your brand may be your most important asset.
Shelston IP
Article discusses best practice when it comes to prosecuting a NZ patent application.
Davies Collison Cave
A proposal for amending the Patents Act 2013 seeks to remedy problems caused by the failure of this Act to recognise multiple or partial priorities in a single claim.
Davies Collison Cave
New Zealand also needs a PVR regime that protect kaitiaki interests in indigenous plants consistent with te Tiriti o Waitangi / the Treaty of Waitangi.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The video includes what steps you can take to protect your IP and how to ensure international protection of your ideas.
Kensington Swan
Who owns copyright depends on the circumstances surrounding the creation of the copyright work.
Bell Gully
This article is aimed at online news aggregators, but is likely to have a much wider reach.
Spruson & Ferguson
This article discusses upcoming changes, and differences between earlier proposed fees and those approved by government.
AJ Park
n November last year, the European Patent Office (EPO) released guidelines relating to the examination of patent applications for artificial intelligence (AI) ...
AJ Park
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
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