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Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016

Year of Version:2017
Date of Text (Enacted):November 21, 2016
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:Part 1 of the Act, entitled 'Amendment to principal Act relating to opposition to grant of patent', came into force on September 13, 2014.

Part 2 of the Act, entitled 'Amendments to principal Act including joint registration regime with Australia for patent attorneys', came into force on February 24, 2017.
Available Texts: 
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Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016 Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016, Complete document (pdf) [539 KB] Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016, Complete document (htm) [58 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:NZ179

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