There’s more than one way to crack an egg. We talk to the four finalists in this year’s James & Wells Best Commercialisation of IP category of the New Zealand International Business Awards to find out how they each commercialise their IP – and what they keep right away from.

New Zealand patent law has been overhauled with the passing of the new Patents Act in August. The legislation won’t come into force until sometime next year but, when it does, it will be the biggest shakeup in New Zealand’s intellectual property landscape in more than 50 years.