In IPONZ trade mark and patent proceedings, the Commissioner may award costs to a party that the Commissioner considers reasonable. The Commissioner’s standard practice is to order the unsuccessful party in proceedings to pay costs to the successful party, in accordance with a schedule of costs.
The one-day masterclass puts the spotlight on some of the most complex areas of contract law. From international contract law updates to enforceability of click-wrap and browse-wrap agreements, as well as risks and opportunities of blockchain and smart contracts, the day’s hot topics will be covered extensively by seasoned lawyers from New Zealand’s top law […]
Buddle Findlay said that she has particular expertise in consenting of infrastructure projects, having handled major mandates for road projects by the NZ Transport Agency. She has also advised Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga on heritage issues and various iwi clients on Treaty of Waitangi settlement talks.
Members of the legal profession and justice community were among the New Zealanders in the New Years Honours List 2018.
The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Act 1969 and Intelligence and Security Act 2017 provisions were considered, along with applicable common law. Ms Gwyn also reviewed 19 Service policies, procedures, templates, associated documents and training modules.
As an employer, keeping up to date with employment relations is incredibly important to your business. Not only is following the law important for your relationship with your employees, but it’s also important to your bottom line and your business’s budget. Failing to follow employment law can result in some serious fines, backpay if you’ve […]
Metrix, one of the most experienced metering companies in New Zealand, traces its roots to the Auckland Electric Power Board. Its base of about 460,000 smart meters expands intelliHUB’s armada of controlled meters to almost 2 million in Australia and New Zealand.
The report examines how regulators in three superdiverse countries are challenged by and are working to improve the health and safety outcomes for a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) population, which tend to have a significantly higher rate of injury.
In Brisbane, Annie E. Leeks makes partner with more than 10 years of experience in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom and before joining Jones Day she was lead legal counsel at a major airline and worked at several international law firms. Meanwhile in Singapore, Zachery Sharp becomes partner with a focus on international disputes […]
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and MinterEllisonRuddWatts advised CRS Limited, which sold its Viridian Glass business to Crescent Capital Partners for A$155m. The deal for Viridian, the only manufacturer of float glass in Australia and New Zealand, was announced late last month after a competitive sale process involving multiple bidders. HSF said that the deal, which […]