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MBIE opens consultation on Plant Variety Rights regulations and fees

New Zealand - July 22 2021 As part of the review of the Plant Variety Rights (PVR) Act 1987, the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has opened consultation on…

Dr Nikki Templeton

New plant variety rights bill introduced to parliament

New Zealand - June 25 2021 In New Zealand, plant variety rights are protected by the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987. This Act is now over 30 years old and no longer provides the…

Dr Nikki Templeton

Loopholes in provisional plant protection

New Zealand - April 13 2021 Although they may not receive as much publicity as other registered intellectual property (IP) rights, plant variety rights (PVRs) are a key tool for…

Dr Nikki Templeton

Medicinal cannabis in New Zealand - a potted summary of the regulatory regime

New Zealand - November 30 2020 The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019 came into effect from 1 April 2020. These regulations establish a scheme for licencing…

Sam Ting

A budding industry for cannabis products in New Zealand

New Zealand - August 4 2020 In New Zealand, the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 prohibits the use and supply of recreational cannabis. However, the use of cannabis for medicinal…

Kieran O'Connell