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New Zealand Patents Update - Proposed Amendments
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • September 22 2016

The New Zealand Parliament’s Commerce Select Committee has handed down its report in respect of the Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other

Don’t miss the fine print in TPP changes
  • James & Wells
  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
  • September 5 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - a controversial trade agreement between 12 countries encircling the Pacific - was ceremonially signed by the

Patentability of kit-of-parts claims - the contrast between New Zealand and Australia
  • Henry Hughes IP
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 30 2014

In combination therapy patents, the invention lies in the discovery of a particular therapeutic benefit to taking two (or more) different

Very low threshold for CT scans in elderly fall patients recommended
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • 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

On the pulse: 10 health law issues to watch in 2016
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 10 2016

Lecretia Seales' challenge to the law on assisted suicide has reignited public debate about an individual's right to aid in Dying when terminally ill

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2015 update on recent changes to Australia’s intellectual property legislation
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 15 2015

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2015 (Cth) received Royal Assent on 25 February 2015. Although some changes under the Act came into

Pharmaceutical patent term extension and data exclusivity in Australia, New Zealand and Asia: are you missing out?
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, New Zealand
  • June 5 2015

Knowing the facts about patent term extension and data exclusivity will ensure you are not missing out on the protection your pharmaceutical product

Substandard care, poor judgement and inadequate documentation result in breach findings
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2012

A rest home and two registered nurses have been found in breach of the Code, following an investigation into the care provided to a 93 year old man

NEW ZEALAND: Court decides MANUKA DOCTOR is not a health claim
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • New Zealand
  • June 29 2016

On April 20, 2016, the Court of Appeal of New Zealand overturned a High Court decision which held that MANUKA DOCTOR was an unlawful health claim

National Health IT Board
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

The Ministry of Health has recently announced that the National Health IT Board will, from 12 August 2016, be replaced with a new digital advisory