Reminder on final round of New Zealand patent attorney examinations under transitional arrangements

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Reminder on final round of New Zealand patent attorney examinations under transitional arrangements

IPONZ reminds all remaining candidates that the registration deadline for the final round of New Zealand patent attorney examinations is on 1 February 2020.

All candidates who wish to sit examinations in the final round of the New Zealand Patent Attorney examinations in July 2020 must notify the Commissioner and pay the appropriate fee(s) no later than 1 February 2020.

The July 2020 examinations will be the final opportunity for candidates to sit examinations prior to the 24 February 2021 deadline for completing the New Zealand examinations under the transitional provisions. No further examinations will be offered.

For more information on the transitional provisions under the joint patent attorney regime, please visit the Patent Attorney Information page.