Is a commonly used greeting something you can trade mark? The recent spat between My Food Bag and giant German food company HelloFresh over the sentence “Hello, fresh start the programme” posed just that question, and more.Read more
Intellectual property specialists James & Wells are excited to team up with Technology Investment Network (TIN) to support New Zealand’s burgeoning technology sector.Read more
Specialist intellectual property firm James & Wells is proud to announce their partnership with New Zealand SME business growth centre, The Icehouse.Read more
James & Wells wishes to congratulate Baxter Healthcare for winning the James & Wells Medical Technology Association of NZ (MTANZ) Innovation Award for 2018.Read more
Money makes the world go round. It’s an old saying, the truth (and origin) of which has been endlessly debated. Read more
A Members Bill to amend the New Zealand Patents Act 2013 was introduced by Dr Parmjeet Parmar on 5 April 2018. If enacted, the proposed law will come into force on 1 October 2019.Read more
The New Zealand Patents Act specifically excludes software from being patentable subject matter. However, despite the software exclusion, an invention implemented in software may be patentable.Read more
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