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No joint Australian and New Zealand therapeutic products regulator to be established
  • Addisons
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • December 1 2014

On 20 November 2014, the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Health for Australia and the Hon Dr Jonathon Coleman, Minister for Health for New Zealand


Journal 2014 July to September for overseas readers
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
  • October 22 2014

The controversial issue of gene patenting has hit the headlines, yet again, following the recent Full Federal Court of Australia (‘FFCA’) decision


Patents covering microorganisms-new deposit receipt requirements in New Zealand
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • New Zealand
  • September 30 2014

When a claim of a patent covers a micro-organism that is difficult to reproduce or a method that requires the use of such a micro-organism, the


Where there is smoke there is fire: plain packaging of tobacco products
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 26 2014

In 2012, Australia became the first country in the world to legislate for plain packaging of tobacco. Cigarettes, pipe tobacco and cigar products


NZCC launches new website
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • August 26 2014

The NZCC has launched a new website aimed at helping participants in the health sector better understand competition and consumer laws, including


Son's "flimsy" allegations of poor care result in indemnity costs award for rest home
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

The High Court has awarded a rest home indemnity costs against the son (and former executor) of a former client, finding that the son's claims that


Communicating about communication
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

In a recent opinion, the Health and Disability Commissioner highlighted the importance of talking to residents and their families about their


Updated standard for doctors writing medical certificates
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

The Medical Council has released its updated statement on medical certification, which sets out the standards that doctors must follow when writing


Insufficient communication about need to take trial dose of medication before discharge
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

The Health and Disability Commissioner has found a DHB in breach of the Code after a doctor failed to make it clear that his patient needed to take a


Prescribing changes passed by government
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

Changes to the Medicines Act 1981 were passed on 22 November 2013. Among other things, the changes extend the definition of "authorised prescribers"