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

  • Henry Hughes
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • February 12 2014

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

Directors to carry bigger load in the new health and safety regime

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • December 17 2013

The scale of the Pike River tragedy demanded a proportionate response, which is why the government sent in the heavy artillery - a Royal Commission

Inadequate training, disrespectful treatment and poor record keeping

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

In a case that demonstrates the importance of providing adequate training to community support workers, a residential care facility and two community

Another blow for diagnostic patents and personalised medicine?

  • AJ Park
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  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
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  • July 29 2013

On Friday, 17 July 2013, Dr Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) received a letter from Senator Patrick Leahy

US Supreme Court rethinks the patentability of human genes

  • Baldwins
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  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
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  • July 12 2013

The United States Supreme Court has made a U-turn on the patentability of DNA. In AMP v Myriad, the Court held that "a naturally occurring DNA

A Kiwi-sized spanner in the works of the TPP?

  • Shelston IP
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  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, New Zealand
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  • June 7 2013

We have previously reported on progress toward the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") - a Free Trade Agreement ("FTA") presently under negotiation by

Australian Federal Court decides human genes are patentable

  • AJ Park
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • February 21 2013

Nicholas J held that an isolated nucleic acid, which may have precisely the same chemical composition and structure as that found in human cells

New food standard to affect nutrition and health claims is your business ready for the change?

  • Baldwins
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • February 11 2013

On 18 January 2013, a new food Standard (Standard 1.2.7 - Nutrition, Health and Related Claims) developed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand

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

Has Australia paved the way for New Zealand to introduce plain packaging?

  • AJ Park
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 16 2012

Jonathan Aumonier-Ward talks to Radio New Zealand on Australia's decision to implement tobacco plain packaging