Copyright pitfalls in New Zealand: lessons to be learnt from Jeanswest v G-Star

A recent New Zealand Court of Appeal decision highlights the woes that await those who fail to take New Zealand IP advice before selling products in New Zealand.   The Court of Appeal judgment in Jeanswest Corporation (New Zealand) Limited v G-Star Raw CV & Anr [2015] NZCA 14 sets the scene as follows: “On