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India’s IP Appellate Board endorses compulsory license of patented cancer drug to generic manufacturer

  • Baldwins
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  • Australia, India, New Zealand
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  • January 16 2013

In March 2012 the Indian Patent Office (IPO) granted its first compulsory license to Natco Pharma, an Indian generic manufacturer, revoking the

Nagoya Protocol enters into force on 12 October 2014

  • Henry Hughes
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  • Australia, Global, New Zealand
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  • August 7 2014

The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, a supplementary

Where there is smoke there is fire: plain packaging of tobacco products

  • Baldwins
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 26 2014

In 2012, Australia became the first country in the world to legislate for plain packaging of tobacco. Cigarettes, pipe tobacco and cigar products

Nurse's registration cancelled for dishonest and deceitful conduct

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 10 2012

A nurse had her registration suspended in 2011 after she was found guilty of professional misconduct for forging a prescription

Director convicted for health and safety breach

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 26 2014

Last week the District Court convicted a company and its sole director under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE Act) for failing to

Tribunal accepts that medication errors will happen but disciplines nurse for failing to report

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 23 2013

While working on a busy ward, a nurse accidentally administered the wrong medications to a patient without the appropriate checks. The nurse soon

Nurse disciplined for slapping a patient and failing to report incident

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 30 2013

A nurse has been found guilty of professional misconduct for slapping a patient, and for compromising the health and safety of the patient by failing

Employee unjustifiably dismissed after producing suspicious medical certificate

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 23 2014

The Employment Court recently held that the dismissal by Telecom of an employee who produced a suspicious medical certificate after he failed to

New Zealand takes its second legislative step towards plain packaging for tobacco products

  • Henry Hughes
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 11 2014

The Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill ("the Bill"), which aims to amend the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 to give

Employer found in breach of Code after home-based caregiver enters into relationship with client

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 23 2013

The Health and Disability Commissioner has found a Trust in breach of the Code for failing to adequately supervise, train and support one of its