Region: New Zealand

How IP is powering rugby's global growth

This year's World IP Day theme is ‘Reach for Gold’. IP and sport will cross over again this October when Japan plays host to both IPBC Asia and the Rugby World Cup

26 April 2019

Takeover wars intensify between listed IP firms in Australia

Aggressive move by the country’s largest public IP services group seems designed to thwart the merger of two smaller rivals. But further consolidation in the space still looks likely

15 February 2019

Australian firms play smart with limited patent resources

At IPBC Australasia in Melbourne, in-house leaders discuss patent reform, doing more with less,  and using IP to attract investment.

26 October 2018

Asian IP threats and opportunities high on the agenda for corporate Australia and New Zealand

Corporates from Australia and New Zealand ignore IP issues in Asia’s developing countries at their peril, delegates to IPBC Australasia heard today. Speakers from both local and international companies made clear that it hardly matters whether…

30 November 2017

IP value in the lands down under

Australia and New Zealand have the expertise, the investment and the right economic conditions to become high-tech innovation dynamos. What they need now is an IP strategy

01 June 2017

Latest developments in Australia and New Zealand

Featured in IAM Yearbook 2017

Australia’s Productivity Commission recommends sweeping changes Australia’s Productivity Commission issued a draft report in May 2016 recommending sweeping changes to the patent system, as well as to the systems for protecting trademarks,…

12 October 2016

Latest developments in Australia and New Zealand

Featured in IAM Yearbook 2016 – Building IP value in the 21st century

Australia Time extensions under Regulation 9.18 A recent decision of the Australian Trademarks Office (ATMO) provides guidance on the approach that ATMO will take on requests for time extensions under Regulation 9.18 of the Trademark…

23 October 2015

Misinformation and misinterpretation abound as the TPP passes after years of wrangling

Negotiators from 12 Pacific Rim countries announced yesterday that they had reached agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade liberalisation pact covering 40% of the world’s economy which has proven controversial for, among other…

06 October 2015

Alice may dictate whether we see a financial services patent war

As IAM has extensively covered in recent months, the US Supreme Court’s June 2014 decision in Alice Corp v CLS Bank could prove to have far-reaching consequences for a wide range of businesses that hold patents on business methods and software. With…

17 March 2015

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