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5 Tips for Making a Splash with Patent Protection

Kiwi firm, Zuru, made headlines this week for winning $18million in a patent infringement action in the US.  Patents can be useful commercial tools to put your company in a …

What the new Government will mean for Employers

With the formation of a new Labour Government, attention has now turned to what this will mean. We take a look at how the new Government’s proposed employment law changes ...

Property Investment Update – Capital Gains

If you are an existing or potential property investor then the changes the new Government is proposing to make to the relevant tax legislation will be of interest. After getting used to the ...

Trade Marks are Simple – Aren’t They?

WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Office) has issued a publication called “Making a Mark – An Introduction to Trade Marks for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises”. As a specialist in Intellectual …

Immigration Policy Update

In August 2017,  Immigration New Zealand (INZ) officially released the much talked about policy overhaul for the Essential Skills work visa and Skilled Migrant residence visa categories that will have ...

Geographical Indications Registration

New Zealand at long last has a Geographical Indications (GI) register – although only for wines and spirits. What is a Geographical Indication? Wines and spirits from some particular sources ...