New Zealand has an unsophisticated and naïve attitude towards intellectual property rights.Read more
Kiwis punch above their weight in many arenas.
But there’s one race where we are now well off the pace – the innovation race. Our history of innovation is a rich one, but the world is full of creative people solving problems – and many nations have leapt ahead of usRead more
In recent years, the intellectual property (IP) profession in New Zealand and Australia has been going through a reshaping of seismic proportions, and still there are major aftershocks ahead.
The situation is particularly bad in New Zealand where the Government’s philosophical desire for an integrated market with Australia has left the small elite patent attorney decimated and vulnerable.Read more