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Latest Articles & News

17 Mar
2015

Authors
Anchali Anandanayagam
Mark Heine
Categories
Commercial Contracts
Consumer Law
New Legislation

Unfair Contract Terms – Update

Today, the final stage of the major reforms to New Zealand consumer laws will be implemented. As mentioned in the previous article concerning “stage 2” of the reforms, the reforms are designed to “help consumers transact with confidence, support honest business practices”, and better align New Zealand consumer laws with Australia’s. This third stage involves […]

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3 Mar
2015

Authors
Mark Gavin
Mark Heine
Categories
Creative
Design
Intellectual Property
Litigation

Streuth Part 2! Update on G-Star Infringement Case: The Court of Appeal Decides

Some of our readers may recall our article from 7 November 2013 where we reported on the outcome of G-Star’s copyright infringement case that it brought against Jeanswest NZ in the High Court. As reported in that article, in 2009 Jeanswest NZ launched its Dean Biker jean. G-Star subsequently sued Jeanswest NZ claiming that the […]

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20 Nov
2014

Authors
Mark Gavin
Tom Turton
Categories
Intellectual Property
Litigation

The risks of using a descriptive name for your business

The recent High Court decision in The Co-operative Bank Limited v Anderson, Blair and Clouston as trustees of The New Zealand Association of Credit Unions reminds us of some of the risks in choosing a descriptive name for your business.

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