A enviable reputation for helping New Zealand companies protect their intellectual property has seen James & Wells attorney Kate Wilson attain the ultimate accolade – the first Kiwi to be named among the world’s top 250 IP strategists.Read more
Software patents in New Zealand: widespread criticism of proposed exclusion & examination guidelines22 June 2011. Posted by Jonathan Lucas .
The future of software patents in New Zealand remains in doubt following an almost unanimous rejection of a proposal to exclude computer-implemented inventions from patentability in a recent public consultation.Read more
...That in 2012, you will be able to apply to register your own domain name ending such as .jamesand20 June 2011. Posted by Ben Cain .
At a special meeting in Singapore in June, the Board of ICANN* approved a plan to increase the number of Internet domain name endings – called generic top-level domains (gTLDs) – from the current 22, which includes domain suffixes as .com, .org and .net.#Read more
Clever thinking about future revenue streams can lead to smarter design choices and complementary intellectual property (IP) strategies.Read more
On 4-6 May 2011, before Assistant Commissioner Jones of the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand, the Society of Beer Advocates (SOBA) sought to invalidate or revoke DB Breweries’ (DB) trade mark registration for the word ‘radler’.Read more