NZ government to move on stalled patents reform

Mon, 20 Aug 2012

By Pattrick Smellie Aug 21 (BusinessDesk) - Patent law reforms that have been stalled in Parliament since their introduction by the last Labour government are finally back on the agenda, with passage into law expected by the end of the year. The Patents Bill progress was one of a cluster of minor announcements accompanying this morning's release of the second of six "progress reports" being launched by Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce, entitled "Building Innovation." The report is the second of six the government is producing in a...

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