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Legislation and hearings

About IP Designs Legislation and hearings
Legislation In New Zealand, the Designs Act 1953 and the Designs Amendment Act 2010 govern the administration of rights to a design. These Acts are accompanied by the Design Regulations 1954 and the Designs Amendment Regulations 2011 ....

The Journal - January 2016

News and updates The Journal - January 2016
29 January 2016 The January 2016 edition of the Journal is now available. To view the sections of the journal select the link below: Patent, Trade Mark and Design applications and registrations .

Enhancements to the IPONZ Case Management Facility

News and updates Enhancements to the IPONZ Case Management Facility
The enhancements to our case management facility effective as of 3 March 2016 are as follows: Addition of case domain filter for discussions You may now filter your discussions via case domain – Patents, Trade Marks, Designs, PVR, or Proceedings – in addition to...

Update to trade mark practice guidelines

News and updates Update to trade mark practice guidelines
IPONZ has updated the trade mark practice guidelines with regard to amendments to trade mark applications and authorisation of agency requirements for mergers. The "Amendments to trade mark applications" section now clarifies the actions that must take place if you wish to request an amendment...

The Journal - April 2016

News and updates The Journal - April 2016
The April edition of the Journal is now available. To view the sections of the journal select the link below: Patent, Trade Mark and Design applications and registrations .

Filing trade mark applications

About IP Trade marks Practice guidelines Filing trade mark applications
This document provides guidelines on filing an application to register a trade mark under the Trade Marks Act 2002. These Guidelines do not constrain the judgement and discretion of the Commissioner of Trade Marks, and each application will be considered on its own merits.

Acceptance and registration

About IP Trade marks Practice guidelines Acceptance and registration
This document provides guidelines on the acceptance and registration of a trade mark application under the Trade Marks Act 2002. These Guidelines do not constrain the judgement and discretion of the Commissioner of Trade Marks, and each application will be considered on its own merits.

Absolute grounds - General

About IP Trade marks Practice guidelines Absolute grounds - General
This document provides guidelines on whether absolute grounds exist for refusing registration of a trade mark. In particular, these guidelines concern the absolute grounds for refusal stipulated in section 17 of the Trade Marks Act 2002. These Guidelines do not constrain the judgement and discretion of the Commissioner of Trade Marks, and each application will be considered on its own merits.

Relative grounds - Identical or similar trade marks

About IP Trade marks Practice guidelines Relative grounds - Identical or similar trade marks
This document provides guidelines on whether relative grounds exist for refusing registration of a trade mark. In particular, this page concerns the relative grounds for refusal in section 25 of the Trade Marks Act 2002. These Guidelines do not constrain the judgement and discretion of the Commissioner of Trade Marks, and each application will be considered on its own merits.

Series mark

About IP Trade marks Practice guidelines Series mark
Guidelines on whether an application for registration of more than one trade mark meets the criteria for a series of trade marks set out in the Trade Marks Act 2002. These guidelines do not constrain the judgement and discretion of the Commissioner of Trade Marks, and each application will be considered on its own merits.

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