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Sustainable Solutions: WIPO helps with green technology transfers

Most people will be familiar with the challenges and initiatives by Governments and organisations around the world to tackle climate change. Read More

Funding for Early-Stage Start-Ups. MBIE Accelerator Programme – Applications Closing Soon!

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Accelerator Programme is designed to support the formation and development of early-stage start-ups operating in the digital technologies sector.  MBIE is currently accepting submissions. Read More

Baldwins named New Zealand Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year at the 2013 Acquisition International Legal Awards

Baldwins, one of New Zealand’s leading providers of intellectual property services, has won the prestigious “IP Law Firm of the Year – New Zealand” Award at the 2013 Acquisition International Legal Awards. Read More

Apple wins IBAD case in Australia

We recently reported a New Zealand Intellectual Property Office decision in which Apple,Inc was unable to prevent registration of the trade mark Driphone (read the article here[sitetree_link id=37066]). Read More

Security Interests Registered at IP Australia Must Migrate to PPSR by 31 January 2014

Parties with security interests currently recorded against patents, trade marks and designs at IP Australia that were first registered before 30 January 2012 need to register these interests on the Personal Properties Securities Register (PPSR) by 31 January... Read More

EPO Removes 2-Year Deadline for Filing Divisional Applications

The European Patent Office (EPO) will shortly change its practice for filing divisional applications, removing a controversial deadline for doing so. Read More

A nod to a famous mark

The appropriate penumbra of well-known marks arose in a recent New Zealand case involving Apple’s iPhone trade mark. Read More

Baldwins Chemistry Prize - 2013

For the last 11 years, Baldwins Intellectual Property has been involved in the ‘Issues in Drug Design and Development’ (CHEM 392) course at The University of Auckland. Read More

Masters in Bioscience Enterprise - University of Auckland

The Masters in Bioscience Enterprise (MBE) degree aims to give science graduates business skills in areas such as marketing, finance and the legal aspects of science. Read More

Parody, copyright and the Beastie Boys

It is unusual for a rap or hip-hop group to complain of copyright infringement. A much more common scenario is hip hop artists being sued for sampling other artists’ music. Read More