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Winners Announced: New Zealand Innovators Awards 2015

22 October 2015. Posted by Emily Agnew .

Kode Biotech and their game-changing anti-cancer treatment has been crowned New Zealand’s most innovative organisation at the New Zealand Innovators Awards 2015, held at the Cloud in Auckland on Wednesday night (October 21). Kode Biotech have developed a base platform that can cure cancer using the human bodies auto immune responses.

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Unique copyright laws tested in furniture dispute

19 October 2015. Posted by Gus Hazel .

A court case involving alleged knock-off furniture highlights a unique aspect of New Zealand copyright law, according to intellectual property specialists James & Wells. 

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October 2015 newsletter

19 October 2015. Posted by Emily Agnew .

Export is the key theme to this month’s ‘Innovation Insight’ edition. 

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Beginners guide to the TPPA

9 October 2015. Posted by Gus Hazel .

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) has finally reached the end of a very long negotiation period with news that an Agreement has been reached.

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Well known – yes, similar – no: Daimler finds no joy on appeal (again).

1 October 2015. Posted by Carrick Robinson .

In Daimler AG v Sany Group Company Limited [2015] NZCA 418, the Court of Appeal has confirmed an earlier decision by the High Court to accept Sany’s mark for registration.

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Tackling China? Be prepared!

1 October 2015. Posted by Carrick Robinson .

Kiwi businesses need to get more savvy about doing business in China, or they’ll miss out, says Carrick Robinson.

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ScoutsNZ distances itself from Rachel Glucina website, seeks legal advice

1 October 2015. Posted by Sébastien Aymeric .

Sebastien Aymeric, Associate at James & Wells, was asked his expert opinion on a potential breach of the the Scout Association of New Zealand Amendement Act by the then-unlaunched entertainment website, Scout.co.nz

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Kiwi innovation needs protection, says expert

1 October 2015. Posted by Ceri Wells .

New Zealand has a huge disconnect between innovation and making money from its inventions because companies and the Government do not understand the importance and value of global intellectual property protection.

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