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December 2014

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FYI: Intellectual Property – 2014 Christmas Crackers

19 Dec 2014

It is time to look back on a busy year in the intellectual property world as we head into the silly season. In this article, we report on some of the curious intellectual property issues that have arisen in 2014...

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FYI: Employment Law – Reinstatement – not the primary remedy, but a growing trend?

03 Dec 2014

Four recent decisions serve as a reminder to employers that reinstatement, while no longer the primary remedy, is still a real risk...

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FYI: Construction Law – NZS 3917 or NEC3 TSC - Which term service contract to use?

16 Oct 2014

In the absence of a New Zealand standard form fixed term service (eg maintenance services) contract, the NEC3 Term Service Contract (TSC) has in recent years been gaining a foothold in New Zealand...

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FYI: Local Government – The Thames-Coromandel Freedom Camping Bylaw - a victory for local preferences

29 Sep 2014

Last month the High Court issued its decision in judicial review proceedings brought by the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association challenging the validity of the Thames-Coromandel District Council Freedom Camping Bylaw 2011...

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FYI: Sales & Marketing – Are your headline statements misleading

23 Sep 2014

The Court of Appeal has recently released its precedent setting Godfrey Hirst v Cavalier Bremworth decision...

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