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Don’t be .SUCKER punched by the latest domain extension!

Brand owners!  Have you heard about the. sucks domain names?  Sunrise registrations for the TLD opened on 30 March and Instagram, Bank of America and Keven Spacey have already secured their. sucks. Read More

Celebrate World IP Day 2015 in Wellington – Get up, stand up. For music.

World IP Day aims to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property (IP) in encouraging innovation and creativity. Read More

2015 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards finalists found

Baldwins is proud to sponsor the 2015 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards. Read More

Laying in to 'Layout': the dangers of unregistered and non-distinctive branding

On 23 March 2015, the social-media savvy were shouting for joy at the release of Layout for Instagram, a new standalone app created by the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service. Read More

Encouraging Origins – Geographic Indications may finally become registrable in New Zealand.

New Zealand may finally be enacting legislation for Geographic Indications (“GIs”) for wine and spirits. Read More

A web of intrigue: How ‘Spider-Man’ is challenging patent licensing in the US

Comic book characters have seen more than their fair share of court action in recent years. [1]  This year, it’s Spider-Man who has caught the attention of the US courts. Read More

The selfie stick: 2014’s most divisive invention

2014 marked the year that the word “selfie” – for better or worse – was entered into the Oxford Dictionary. Read More

Baldwins’ attorneys ranked 'Best Lawyers' in New Zealand

Baldwins Intellectual Property is thrilled to announce that seven of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in New Zealand © 2015: *Auckland Office * Sue Ironside[sitetree_link id=25102] – Intellectual Property Law Tim... Read More

Release of .nz Domains: Are You Ready?

‘Second level’ domains like the. co in ‘. co. nz’ and the. org in ‘. org. nz’ are now optional. You can register. nz names with them, without them, or both. Read More

Out on the Second Strike: Copyright Tribunal Refuses Order for Payment

In its most recent decision[http://www. justice. govt. Read More