Lewis Road Creamery v Fonterra

Lewis Road Creamery v Fonterra: What’s really going on? Alex McDonald, Intellectual Property Law Barrister, Auckland Let’s take some educated guesses about what’s really going on in this dispute which hit the headlines at the end of 2016 from an intellectual...

Piggy Backer goes down in Bullfight

Piggy Backer goes down in Bullfight Alex McDonald | Intellectual Property Lawyer, Auckland Red Bull is no stranger to intellectual property litigation but its scrap with a rival drinks manufacturer provided for some real drama and intrigue resulting in a Court of...

Evidence 101 for IPONZ Proceedings

Evidence 101 for IPONZ Proceedings Alex McDonald | Trade Mark Lawyer, Auckland NZ Gone are the days when the standard of evidence for hearings involving trade mark, patent and design registration disputes before the IPONZ Commissioner was a relaxed affair. Decisions...