Spurred by a routine review of IPONZ fees, the changes come after a public consultation last year
The label is “quintessentially subjective,” the court ruled
The updates aim to ensure that costs awards are set at an appropriate level
The situation is particularly bad in New Zealand and there are still major aftershocks ahead
A trademark specialist is promoted to senior associate in Wellington, while a PhD in inorganic chemistry and a neuroscience expert are promoted to associate in Auckland
New Zealand's creative industries are potentially losing billions of dollars a year because the laws are not tight enough, according to one Australian IP expert. But two of NZ’s leading IP lawyers disagree.