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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


An expensive lesson in licensing when exclusively performing an act does not make you an exclusive licensee
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 10 2015

It's generally well understood that in a number of jurisdictions an exclusive licensee can initiate infringement proceedings. However, the recent


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • 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


Suspension for misappropriation of medication by nurse
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 13 2011

A nurse has been found guilty of professional misconduct for ordering prescription medication for residents at a rest home when she knew or ought to have known that the medication was not being administered to the residents, and for misappropriating codeine phosphate tablets for her own use


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


Tribunal accepts that medication errors will happen but disciplines nurse for failing to report
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • 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


New PHO services agreement
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

A new PHO services agreement that came into force on 1 July 2013 has been described as one of the most significant changes in primary health care


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


Another blow for diagnostic patents and personalised medicine?
  • AJ Park
  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
  • 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


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