James & Wells, New Zealand’s largest privately-owned intellectual property practice, and one of Australasia’s leading independent patent and trade mark firms, is expanding its presence in Australia with the acquisition of Brisbane based Innofy IP. This marks a step in James & Wells’ expansion into the Australian market. The combination with Innofy couldn’t be a better match. Both firms share an ethos of championing innovation and working with clients to ensure their success. Further, both firms are aligned in their commitment to independence, which has drastically diminished in the Australasian market in recent years.
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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