New Zealand (NZ)

General Information


TreatyEntry into Force
Madrid ProtocolDecember 10, 2012


Declarations made by Contracting Parties

Extension of the refusal period to 18 months Article 5(2)(b) of the Protocol
Possible notification of refusal, based on opposition, after the 18-month time limit Article 5(2)(c) of the Protocol
Charge individual fee (see list of fees and WIPO fee calculator) Article 8(7)(a) of the Protocol
Declaration of intention to use the mark Rule 7(2)
Recording of licenses not provided for in the domestic law, so that the recording of licenses in the International Register has no effect Rule 20bis(6)(a)

National/Regional Legislation

Trade Marks Act 2002
Trade Mark Regulations 2003
Trade Mark (International Registration) Regulations 2012
IPONZ Practice Guidelines

Last updated on: May 15, 2014