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New Zealand copyright law: A brief overview

In the eyes of the law a person’s creative works – the products of their mind – are regarded as assets. Just like assets that are more solid, these works must be protected from theft or damage. In New Zealand copyright is governed by the Copyright Act 1994. It protects creative works such as books, …

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New Zealand intellectual property legislation

What is intellectual property law? Intellectual property law is an umbrella term given to the large and detailed area of law that regulates aspects of human creativity and innovation. There are three main areas of intellectual property law: copyright, patents and trademarks. Each of these areas has related rights, which are also part of intellectual …

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