Update to trade mark practice guidelines

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Update to trade mark practice guidelines

IPONZ has updated its practice guidelines to clarify the requirements around written descriptions of colour marks.

We have recently updated our trade mark practice guidelines as follows:

Colour Marks

We have amended our trade mark practice guidelines concerning colour marks. These amended guidelines clarify the requirements for colour trade mark applications, particularly the requirement for written descriptions of colour marks.

View the updated Trade Mark practice guidelines:

Published on July 11, 2023