Tania Goatley

Partner Auckland

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​​​​​​​Tania advises on all aspects of advertising promotions, including impacts of the Gambling Act, Fair Trading Act and Privacy Act. She is also experienced in advising on food and wine labelling issues, involving advice on the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Code, the Food Act, the Wine Act and related regulations and industry codes.

She has a strong media law background, advising on defamation claims, appearing in Court on name suppression issues, and providing media law training to journalists. She advises on all aspects of intellectual property law, including copyright, passing off and trade mark infringement disputes and litigation.

Work highlights

Liability issues for FMCG companies
Advises fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies on liability issues; issues relating to food and drink packaging, labelling and advertising, including compliance with the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Code, the Food Act and other related regulations and industry codes; and all aspects of sales, promotions and intellectual property.

Intellectual property 
Advised Goodman Fielder and other FMCG clients on the intellectual property aspects of franchise agreements and assists in resolving disputes with current and former franchisees.