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The Journal

The New Zealand Patent Office Journal contains information the Commissioner is required by the Patents Act 1953 and the Patents Act 2013 to advertise. It is published on a monthly basis and consists of a General Information section in pdf format, and, an online section for applications and registrations. 

General Information

This section of the journal contains the following information:

  • Gazetted industrial exhibitions
  • The Patent attorney register
  • Public notices
  • Expected publication dates
  • Fees
  • Official closed days

Patent, trade mark and design applications and registrations

In this section of the journal you search for details of patent, trade mark and design applications and registrations. For example, you can view the abridgement and drawing(s) of accepted patent applications and the details of accepted trade marks and designs in the Journal. The period during which oppositions to grant or registration can be filed commences upon the advertisement of acceptance in the Journal.


View the Journal

Choose from the links below to view the sections of the Journal.


IPONZ also publishes the Plant Variety Rights (PVR) Journal on a quarterly basis. The PVR Journal contains details of applications for and grants of Plant Variety Rights, notice of legislative changes and information about plant variety protection in other countries. PDF versions published since July 2008 are available to download. 

View the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights Journal.

Read more on how to search the Journal.


Last updated 31 March 2016