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Article \ 23 Apr 2013
Strike a blow
The Copyright Tribunal's first decision, under New Zealand's controversial 'three-strikes' file-sharing legislation, was issued on 29 January 2013.
The Copyright Tribunal's first decision,…
Article \ 26 Feb 2013
Victory for F&P Finance in computer software copyright and trade…
Fisher & Paykel Finance Ltd was successful in its defence to claims of copying and misuse of confidential information arising from a…
Article \ 25 Feb 2013
The case of the airport paperback
A landmark copyright case in the US could see businesses manufacturing offshore. Read more here.
Article \ 13 Dec 2012
Proposed IP changes under TPP agreement
Auckland has just hosted the 15th round of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).
The TPP is a free trade agreement between…
Article \ 14 Nov 2012
Europe in breach of international copyright treaty
A recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the licensing model for software transactions, has inadvertently breached the WIPO…
Article \ 3 Sep 2012
An IP snapshot
At the core of every technical and knowledge based business is intellectual property (IP). One of a business’s most important business assets…
Client story \ 9 Aug 2012
Tait Limited (formerly Tait Electronics Limited) is a global leader in designing, delivering and managing critical communication solutions that help public safety…
Article \ 8 May 2012
The accidental brand
Accidental discoveries often lead to amazing inventions – Teflon, saccharin, penicillin and the Cardiac pacemaker all came about as the result of…
Client story \ 28 Apr 2012
Manuka Health New Zealand has established itself as a world leader in the natural health science industry by investing in R&D and…
Article \ 14 Mar 2012
A Mega conspiracy unveiled
It has been a couple of months since police swooped on Megaupload founder and alleged "Mega Conspiracy". The case has created media…