Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure enters into force on 17 March 2019
FEB 15, 2019
New Zealand has recently acceded to the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure.
Amended Patents, Trade Mark and Design Regulations gazetted
MAR 08, 2018
Amendments to the Patents Regulations 2014, the Trade Mark Regulations 2003, the Trade Marks (International Registration) Regulations 2012, and the Design Regulations 1954 have been notified in the New Zealand Gazette as of today.
Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand declared closed on Tuesday 15 November 2016
NOV 15, 2016
Due to the pending completion of building assessments in Wellington following a major earthquake on Monday 14 November, the Commissioner is satisfied that under these circumstances it is necessary and desirable to close IPONZ at short notice.