Trade mark hearing fees
|Notice of opposition||$350|
|Application for revocation||$350|
|Application for declaration of invalidity||$350|
|Application for cancellation or alteration||No fee|
A hearing fee is required if a party elects to be heard either by way of written submissions or by appearance before the Commissioner.
Timing of payment
If a party elects to be heard on the basis of written submissions, they must pay the hearing fee when filing their written submissions. In the case of a hearing by appearance, the party must pay the hearing fee no less than 10 working days before the scheduled hearing date.
A hearing fee will only be refunded if a party advises the Commissioner that that they withdraw from the proceeding not less than 5 working before the scheduled hearing date. For more information, please see our Refund Policy.
All fees exclude GST (15%) and are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).