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21 January 2019


Four interesting changes CPTPP made to NZ Intellectual Property law The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) came into force on 30 December 2018.

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20 December 2018

Myths of IP - Part 2 - Company name registration

Myths of IP – Part 2 Company name registration Setting up a new company is an exciting time, and one of the fun, yet challenging, parts is coming up with a name.

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12 December 2018

Myths of IP - Part 1 - the copyright 10 percent rule

Myths of IP – Part 1 The Copyright “10% rule” Every time you write, draw, photograph, or sculpt, you are creating a copyright work.

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12 November 2018

Stopping pirates before breakfast

Stopping pirates before breakfast The recent dispute about Sanitarium Weet-Bix and British Weetabix has received a lot of media attention, but one point that wasn’t widely covered is how the dispute made it to Court at all.

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28 July 2018

Property and Tax Go Hand in Hand

While New Zealand doesn't have a comprehensive capital gains tax, the sale of land is one area which has specific capital gains tax laws.

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15 June 2018

Kiwi farming innovation shines

Kiwi farming innovation shines The National Agricultural Fieldays is a celebration of New Zealand’s farming success, and it should come as no surprise this includes innovation and invention in agriculture.

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