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Trans-Tasman patent attorney regime comes into force

The Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act comes into force today.

All New Zealand and Australian patent attorneys will now be registered under a joint registration regime.

Read the joint Ministerial media statement.

A new Trans-Tasman Patent Attorney Register will replace the previous New Zealand Patent Attorneys Register. Visit the new Trans-Tasman Patent Attorney register.

For more information see our patent attorney information page.