As the ‘Champions of Innovation’ in the food and beverage sector, James & Wells is encouraging innovative food and beverage companies to enter the James & Wells Business Innovation Award at the 2017 New Zealand Food Awards.Read more
National intellectual property specialists James & Wells have made three significant senior appointments.
Ben Cain and David Macaskill have been appointed to Senior Associate, while Rebecca Pennell has been promoted to Human Resources Manager.Read more
The short answer is patent trolls. The long answer is that using cloud computing to do business may get you sued by patent trolls in the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.Read more
This month, we are proud to announce the appointment of John Mansell to the firm. John joins our Food & Beverage and Life Sciences Innovation teams as a Senior Associate. He is one of several new hires at the firm, which is going through significant growth.Read more
Staying true to their reputation of championing innovation in the food and beverage sector, national intellectual property (IP) specialists James & Wells are proud to announce two new partnerships with the New Zealand Food Awards and the New Zealand Food Summit.Read more
Not surprisingly, Kiwi businesses in growing numbers are eyeing up China as an export market.
The scale of the potential business and consumer trade is mouth-watering, and our Free Trade Agreement and the good work of our politicians have paved the way.Read more
National intellectual property specialists James & Wells have appointed John Mansell to join the firm’s Food and Beverage and Life Science Innovation teams as a Senior Associate.Read more
China-watching is mandatory for many people in business.
The world’s most-populous nation looms large on the global stage in politics, commerce and sport. Its 300 million aspiring middle class citizens – still a small part of the total population - are increasingly sophisticated in their consumer activities, travelling a lot more and further, and pursuing business interests on all continents and the South Pacific region.Read more
It seems everything these days is a "superfood", including our common everyday veg. It's a buzzword of the food industry – however when using this term loosely it could have larger implications by implying a health claim about the food that is being sold.Read more
E-commerce is a term that covers a very broad range of activities from simply cementing orders over the phone to the highly sophisticated online marketing and selling systems that are increasingly dominating economies around the world.
The huge economy that is China is no laggard in the e-commerce area and those trading with China need to come to terms quickly with what electronic trade looks and feels like there.Read more