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The DePuy case - claims for compensatory damages continue
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 22 2017

2016 saw important progress in the DePuy litigation, which will continue in 2017. The DePuy cases involve defective hip implants manufactured by


Extensions of term for patents in New Zealand - how will they be affected by the TPPA?
  • Baldwins
  • New Zealand
  • August 8 2016

One of the most controversial aspects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was the prospect that New Zealand would be forced 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


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


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


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


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


Restricted scope of judicial review for government procurement decisions restored by Court of Appeal
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • April 25 2017

The Court of Appeal recently reversed, on appeal, a High Court judgment setting aside the Ministry of Health's decision to award problem gambling


Australian gene patent decision may fly tasman
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • October 21 2015

In a landmark judgment, Australia's highest court has declared that certain claims in a patent filed by a US company for a genetic product are not


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