https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/piggybank.jpg 679 1030 Ellis Terry https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Ellis Terry2019-10-07 12:44:202019-10-09 12:36:15Fee Changes for NZ Patents and Trade Marks
Patent and trade mark fees in New Zealand will change from 13 February 2020. Is this good or bad for New Zealand businesses?
https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/cereal.jpg 1752 2370 Ellis Terry Trade Marks Team https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Ellis Terry Trade Marks Team2019-08-08 11:47:262019-10-02 11:10:12Trade Marks Over the Breakfast Bowl
For a New Zealand shape trade mark, you must show that the shape identifies the trader. We discuss shape trade marks and the Kellogg's Nutri-Grain decision.
https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/firework-small.jpg 1872 2808 Ellis Terry https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Ellis Terry2019-08-05 08:45:262019-10-01 16:44:49Ellis Terry is again one of New Zealand's top IP firms in 2019
Ellis Terry has again been ranked as one of New Zealand's top firms for patent prosecution and trade mark prosecution in 2019.
https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/steps.jpg 1013 1800 Mathew Campbell https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Mathew Campbell2019-07-26 08:57:392019-10-02 11:30:47A Final Innovative Step: Australia Plans to Phase Out Innovation Patents
On 25 July 2019, the Australian Government introduced a bill to make a number of changes to the patents system. The changes to Crown use of patents and designs and to compulsory licences will be of interest to some. But the biggest change is…
https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/broken-phone.jpg 1200 1632 Mathew Campbell https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Mathew Campbell2019-07-08 13:02:412019-10-02 16:57:04Reducing Reuse: Australia's Full Court Develops the Law on Refurbishing Patented Products
In Calidad v Seiko, the Full Court has confirmed that refurbishing patented products in Australia may result in patent infringement.
https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/origami.jpg 655 1030 Ellis Terry Trade Marks Team https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Ellis Terry Trade Marks Team2019-06-14 11:00:282019-10-02 16:48:40Declaration of Use for Trade Marks — Why and Why Not?
In an increasing number of countries, a declaration of use must be filed either before a trade mark is registered or at renewal. However, declarations of use are not a requirement under New Zealand trade mark law. This raises the question - is implementing a declaration of use requirement the right way to go?
https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/lemon.jpg 687 1030 Ellis Terry Trade Marks Team https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Ellis Terry Trade Marks Team2019-06-13 13:11:012019-10-02 16:51:27Trade Mark Renewal Reminders — Should You Act?
Offers to renew your trade marks are often fraudulent. Find out the truth about cheap renewals.
https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/wine-glass.jpg 687 1030 Rachael Koelmeyer https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Rachael Koelmeyer2019-05-08 13:25:512019-10-02 16:29:18Geographical Indications, European Trade and Indigenous Rights – a Fair Exchange?
Earlier this year the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (“MFAT”) held consultation workshops discussing the inclusion of mutual recognition of geographical indications in negotiations for a free trade agreement with the European Union…
https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/books.jpg 687 1030 Rachael Koelmeyer https://ellisterry.com/wp-content/uploads/Transparent-ET-1-300x82.png Rachael Koelmeyer2019-03-06 09:31:442019-10-02 16:40:09Educational Purposes Exemptions and Copyright
We look at the educational purposes exemptions under the Copyright Act 1994 focusing on materials used by teachers when preparing a teaching course.