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Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Workplace watch - issue 5, December 2014

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 24 2014

The report back for the Health and Safety Reform Bill has been set back to 30 March 2015 and it is now not expected to come into effect until the

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

Very low threshold for CT scans in elderly fall patients recommended

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • October 18 2011

An elderly patient suffered a head injury in an accidental fall and was transported to hospital by ambulance, where she subsequently died

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

Journal 2014 July to September for overseas readers

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
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  • October 22 2014

The controversial issue of gene patenting has hit the headlines, yet again, following the recent Full Federal Court of Australia (‘FFCA’) decision

Healthcare of New Zealand Ltd v CCDHB (14 December 2012)

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • February 12 2013

Healthcare of New Zealand (Healthcare) took judicial review proceedings against a series of decisions by Capital & Coast District Health Board

Failure to add statement of correction to computer alert system

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 16 2011

The Ministry of Social Development had placed several alerts on its computer system in relation to the plaintiff, a prison inmate with a long record of convictions for a variety of serious offences including unlawful possession of firearms, aggravated robbery and other matters

Continued pregnancy following misdiagnosis can constitute a personal injury

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The Court of Appeal has made a provisional finding that a woman's continued pregnancy following the failure of health professionals to diagnose spina

Privacy update for the health sector

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 28 2012

KPMG and Information Integrity Solutions recently released their report into privacy and security of information at ACC (Report