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Piggy-backing to market? TPP negotiations bring data exclusivity periods of biologics into public spotlight
  • Baldwins
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, USA
  • September 7 2015

At the end of July 2015, media worldwide reported yet another stutter in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations. Especially prominent

Government to increase data exclusivity for agricultural chemicals
  • AJ Park
  • New Zealand
  • September 17 2015

The New Zealand Government is proposing to increase the protection given to confidential data submitted to regulatory authorities to gain marketing

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

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

New regulation for natural health products
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • October 7 2011

Manufacturers, importers and distributors of nutraceuticals, herbal or homeopathic remedies, traditional treatments and dietary supplements will be subject to much tighter regulation with the passage of the Natural Health Products Bill

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

Nurse's falsified timesheets results in suspension
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 13 2011

A nurse has been found guilty of professional misconduct for falsifying timesheets and claiming allowances she was not entitled to

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

Health alert (Australia) - 25 May 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • May 25 2015

The Federal Court has held that an independent report upholding the Australian Medical Council's ('AMC') decision not to recognise 'cosmetic medical

Nurse disciplined for slapping a patient and failing to report incident
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • 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