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July 2015

FYI:Intellectual Property Law

Applying for and getting registration of a trade mark in New Zealand is relatively simple. However, having a trade mark registration does not necessarily give you protection forever. For example, if you have a New Zealand trade mark registration which…

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FYI:Employment Law

The Vulnerable Children Act 2014 (Act) came into force on 1 July 2014 and is intended to support the Government’s strategy of improving the well-being of vulnerable children. The provisions of the Act are being phased in over time and…

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FYI:Local Government

A case centred on a "tortuous" dispute provides some clarity regarding jurisdiction to grant easements for private and general purposes under section 48 of the Reserves Act 1977 (Act). Section 48 of the Act has recently been the subject of…

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Our People:Michael Wood

Michael Wood

Michael is a partner and heads the firm's commercial property group in Auckland. He specialises in property, local government, and…

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