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Copyright laws still relevant in the internet era

21 November 2014. Posted by Sébastien Aymeric .

Online piracy has become such a topical subject in the digital era that everybody seems to have an opinion about copyright laws.

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James & Wells host Kiwi business professionals for outside-the-box IP game-day

14 November 2014. Posted by .

James & Wells opened their doors to high-end business professionals last week in order to facilitate New Zealand’s first look at UK-developed commercialisation game IPSim®.

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Too good to be true?

14 November 2014. Posted by Ben Cain .

There is an old adage that if something sounds too good to be true then it probably is.  

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Ayla Hutchinson and her Kindling Cracker business make the TeenBusiness Top Twenty for 2014 list

12 November 2014. Posted by Emily Agnew .

Simple ideas are often the best ideas and 15-year-old Taranaki girl Ayla Hutchinson’s Kindling Cracker is no exception.  

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Fineprint - The 2014 Summer Edition

11 November 2014. Posted by Emily Agnew .

We share useful articles for business owners and their staff.

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Beware the trade mark trolls

10 November 2014. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

For Kiwi exporters, trademark trolls – those who file trademark applications to own New Zealand exported brands – are everywhere. But any importers sitting back laughing should beware too, because trademark trolls are also coming for you. 

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November 2014 client newsletter

10 November 2014. Posted by Emily Agnew .

Kiwis are notoriously shy about singing their own praises. In all walks of life, from sports teams to start-ups, we humbly and graciously go about our business.

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A-Ward Attachments and Milmeq take out top honours at Westpac Business Excellence Awards

4 November 2014. Posted by Emily Agnew .

This month, the Westpac Business Excellence Awards were held around the country, and we were thrilled to see our clients A-Ward Attachments and Milmeq take home the Supreme Award in their regional divisions.

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Protecting your inventions: a summary of how NZ’s patent law has changed

3 November 2014. Posted by .

Once upon a time, about the time when Hillary first climbed Everest, a new Patents Act was adopted. 

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Trade mark dispute between Chinese e-commerce giants intensifies

3 November 2014. Posted by Johnathan Chen (陈禹豪) .

The trade mark dispute between e-commerce rivals Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com has intensified, after a letter from Alibaba which warned publishers to act with caution when marketing China’s annual ‘Singles Day’ spending spree using the ‘Double Eleven’ motif, was published on JD.com’s social media account.

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