New Patents Examination Manual sections

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New Patents Examination Manual sections

IPONZ has introduced new sections for its Patents Examination Manual to clarify changes of ownership and agency for patent cases.

Sections 129 and 165: Changing the Ownership of Patents or Patent applications

We have created a new section to provide clarity on the process and requirements when the owner/s on a patent case need to be changed.

Regulations 38-44: Agent changes

We have also created a new section to provide clarity on the process and requirements when the agents on a patent case need to be changed.

 

 

Published on June 17, 2022