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Celebrating Success at the 2015 AmCham DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards

Congratulations to Baldwins’ client Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd, winners of the Exporter of the Year to the USA over $5M and the overall Supreme Award winners at the 16th annual AmCham DHL Express Success & Innovation... Read More

Inventive Young Kiwis: Baldwins hosts students from Rongomai Primary School

Baldwins recently hosted a group of students from Rongomai primary school based in Auckland, New Zealand. The students have been working, with guidance from their teacher, Mr. Read More

Baldwins named among top IP firms in New Zealand for 2015

Baldwins is delighted to be named once again among the leading intellectual property firms in New Zealand. Read More

Rising up the ranks: Baldwins Intellectual Property announces one new senior associate and two new associates

          Baldwins Intellectual Property is delighted to announce three promotions for 2015.  Ben Halberg has been promoted to Senior Associate and Dr John Foulkes and Lucy Hopman are now Associates. Read More

New bill extends data protection for agricultural compounds and veterinary medicines

A new bill introduced by the New Zealand Government seeks to extend and broaden exclusivity periods for confidential data relating to agricultural and veterinary compounds. Read More

A Modern Look for the Community Trade Mark

For brand owners doing business in the European Union, a Community trade mark (“CTM”) can be an effective means of securing protection. Read More

Something Old Can Become Something New: Prior Use in Australia and New Zealand

The Full Federal Court of Australia has clarified when public acts will destroy the novelty of an invention. Read More

Baldwins Law and IT Prize Awarded

Baldwins Awards Law & IT Prize Winner for 2015 For fourteen years Baldwins has awarded a $500 prize to the top achiever in the Law and Information Technology paper at the University of Auckland. Read More

An expensive lesson in licensing – when exclusively performing an act does not make you an exclusive licensee

It’s generally well understood that in a number of jurisdictions an exclusive licensee can initiate infringement proceedings. Read More

Breaking with Tradition: Japan opens the gates to new types of Trade Mark

From the first of April 2015, it has been possible to file applications for registration for five new types of trade marks in Japan, with an influx of some 471 applications on the first day of availability. Read More