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Q4 l 2020

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Unsolicited letters regarding trade mark renewals

New Zealand - December 1 2021 There has been an increasing number of unsolicited letters which appear to be fraudulent.…

Jonathan Aumonier-Ward, Zoe Dewhurst, Fiona Haggland, Kieran O'Connell

NZ case examines copyright as a relationship property

New Zealand - November 3 2021 In Palmer v Alalaakkola [2021] NZHC 2330 (September 7 2021), the New Zealand High Court ruled that copyright in an artistic work qualifies as…

New Zealand: Evidentiary requirements for statutory declarations made abroad

New Zealand - September 13 2021 In Leiying Zhu v Shanghai Yunzheng Catering Management Co Limited [2021] NZIPOTM 14A, the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) again…

Kieran O'Connell

Advertisement pulled due to incorrect pronunciation of Māori place name

New Zealand - June 3 2021 In April 2021, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) of New Zealand upheld a complaint against a radio advertisement that mispronounced the Māori…

Kieran O'Connell

The distinctiveness standard for stylised trade marks in New Zealand

New Zealand - May 21 2021 In New Zealand, a trade mark must not be registered if it has no distinctive character under section 18(1)(b) of the Trade Marks 2002 (the Act). The…

Kieran O'Connell