We examine all applications to register a trade mark to make sure they comply with all the requirements of the Trade Marks Act 2002 (the Act). As well as ensuring that an application meets the legal filing requirements, the Commissioner must be satisfied that…
List of IPONZ notified industrial or international exhibitions
The information in the table below is compiled from IPONZ journal publications. For information about how to request notification, please see our Notification of an industrial or international exhibition page. Event name Event location …
A list of words or terms used on this website that have specific meanings in the area of intellectual property.
Managing your account
Each client record holds information about that company, individual or other legal entity. This reduces the amount of data entry an applicant has to perform on application. Interested parties can view the address details of an intellectual property owner on the register. Make changes…
Plant variety rights
Plant Variety Rights fees
List of fees payable for Plant Variety Rights.
Once submitted, your application to register a patent will be examined by the following process.
Once submitted, your application to register a design will be examined by the following process.
IP business management
Intellectual property is a valuable collection of business assets. Regardless of what product a business makes or service it provides, it will encounter, create and use IP. To survive and grow, a business needs to know how to capture, protect and manage IP, and how to…
News and updates
The Journal - July 2015
31 July 2015 The July 2015 edition of the Journal is now available. To view the sections of the journal select the links below: General Information . Patent, Trade Mark and Design applications and registrations .
News and updates
The Journal - December 2015
22 December 2015 The December 2015 edition of the Journal is now available. To view the sections of the journal select the links below: General Information Patent, Trade Mark and Design applications and registrations .