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High Court stories

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High court grants Medtech preservation order against Valentia
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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physical security
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intellectual property
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pwc
High Court grants Medtech order against Valentia Technologies, permitting investigations into alleged copyright infringement, data violations, and patient safety risks in healthcare industry.
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High costs & lack of infrastructure hinder EV adoption in Australia, NZ
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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cartech
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tesla
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toyota
High upfront costs, inadequate charging stations, and 'range anxiety' are impeding EV adoption in Australia and NZ.
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ComCom appeals $2.25 million fine in Vodafone FibreX case
Wed, 18th May 2022
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broadband
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retail
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fibre
The Commerce Commission has filed an appeal in the High Court against a $2.25 million fine imposed on Vodafone NZ for its offending under the Fair Trading Act.
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Rage against the machine: Can an AI programme be an inventor?
Tue, 22nd Feb 2022
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ai
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patents
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high court
New Zealand has been caught by a global fight between humans and machines that might define intellectual property rights for the rest of the century.
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Seoul High Court declines Qualcomm's stay appeal - company to seek retrial
Wed, 13th Sep 2017
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qualcomm
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high court
Seoul High Court rejects Qualcomm’s bid to pause antitrust order, firm gears for Supreme Court appeal.
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Solarcity fails to gain traction with their complaint against solar tax
Wed, 21st Jun 2017
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power / energy
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renewable energy
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solar power
Solarcity's solar tax battle falters as High Court denies their plea, affecting 45,000 Kiwis and NZ's renewable energy prospects.
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Capital + Merchant trustee stoush back in court
Mon, 13th Apr 2015
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nz
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financial markets authority
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serious fraud office
Lawyers acting for Perpetual Trust and law firm Stace Hammond are seeking access to documents and communication covered by legal privilege in dispute.
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Failed Feltex case costs litigation funders $3.1M in costs, before disbursements
Fri, 27th Mar 2015
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first nz capital
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forsyth barr
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lawsuit
Former directors of Feltex Carpets and promoters of its 2004 initial public offering have been awarded a scaled-up $3.
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ComCom likely to approve Cavalier, NZ Wool Services to merge scouring operations
Thu, 26th Mar 2015
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commerce commission
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high court
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industrial
The Commerce Commission is likely to allow Cavalier Wool Holdings and New Zealand Wool Services International to merge their two wool scouring operati.
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Hotchin drops Perpetual in appeal case
Thu, 26th Mar 2015
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finance, leasing & rental
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court of appeal
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financial markets authority
Mark Hotchin, principal of failed finance company Hanover, has abandoned his appeal against Perpetual Trust to include them in the Financial Markets A.
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Steel & Tube mulls position as interim judgment finds in favour of Lewis Holdings
Fri, 19th Dec 2014
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steel & tube
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high court
Steel & Tube Holdings is considering its legal position after an interim judgment found in favour of Lewis Holdings' $1.
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High Court makes declarations on EQC flooding risk policy
Wed, 10th Dec 2014
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wellington
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christchurch
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earthquakes
The High Court in Wellington has made a number of declarations outlining how the Earthquake Commission can deal with claims stemming from loss of l.
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RESEND: Barfoot & Thompson wins appeal over non-disclosure of suicide in house sale
Tue, 18th Nov 2014
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market
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auckland
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south auckland
Auckland real estate agency Barfoot & Thompson has won a High Court appeal against a censure it received for selling a Flat Bush property without d.
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Court of Appeal rejects Danone move to overturn stay on Fonterra damages suit
Fri, 7th Nov 2014
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court of appeal
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singapore
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high court
The Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by French food company Danone to overturn a stay of proceedings in its damages suit against Fonterra Co.
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Lawyers, WhaleOil and the changing media world
Sat, 11th Oct 2014
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nz
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blogging
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dirty politics
Cameron Slater's victory in court redefines journalism, provoking debate on press freedom and the evolving media landscape in New Zealand.
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Vodafone changes ad, Telecom drops court case
Tue, 13th Aug 2013
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gaming
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technology gifts
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advertising
Telecom drops high court case against rival telco following a number of changes to Vodafone's ‘SuperNet’ advertising campaign.
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Vodafone: See you in court Telecom
Mon, 5th Aug 2013
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telecommunications
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vodafone
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telstraclear
Vodafone defends advertising campaign after Telecom files High Court complaint over misleading SuperNet branding.
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Telecom breach could cost $10m
Wed, 14th Oct 2009
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commerce commission
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wholesale
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high court
[UPDATED] Telecom could face a $10m fine after it was found to have breached the Commerce Act by the High Court today.