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Type: Article

Publish date: 28 July 2017

New Zealand now part of the global patent prosecution highway

As of 6 July 2017, New Zealand has joined the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) pilot programme. In this article Abhijeet Khotkar and Anton Blijlevens explain what the GPPH is and what some of its advantages are.

Type: Article

Publish date: 28 July 2017

International Licensing - The Licensing Journal

A recent New Zealand High Court decision highlights the importance of clear contractual terms stating when and how the parties to a license may terminate their agreement. In this article for The Licensing Journal, Mark Hargreaves and Grace Thomas-Edmond look at the case and what lessons can be learned from it.

Type: Article

Publish date: 13 July 2017

The name game

With China being an increasingly important market for New Zealand game developers, taking steps to protect your name there is more important than ever.

Type: Article

Publish date: 06 July 2017

Food integrity – an honest brand is worth protecting

What does ‘integrity’ mean to the food industry? To the producer? The food industry is accustomed to thinking about integrity in relation to quality controls. But the concept is just as important to your brand and consumer perception of your products.