When you start a company, there are always legal elements you will need to consider. Not doing this at the start will mostly result in problems down the line, so it is a good idea to get the legal stuff confirmed early.
Legal firm Simmonds Stewart have created free start-up guides. These guides are a good starting point to find out everything you’ll need to consider when starting a business. Learn more
UniServices is part of to the University of Auckland. It supports students and staff to create real-world value from their ideas and research. In this link, you’ll find excellent information, relevant for everyone, but specifically for those connected to the University of Auckland. Learn more
If you’re connected to the University of Auckland, UniServices can help and provide support for protecting your idea. Here’s a form where you can confidentially share you idea and receive advice. Learn more
Intellectual property (IP) protects the expression of your idea – and that can be wide-ranging. Find out about IP in New Zealand and the options available for protecting it. Learn more