Details Trademark Registration New Zealand
Trademark Registration Prosecution
With this assignment you can order a trademark registration in New Zealand. We will take care of everything that is necessary for the professional preparation of the trademark registration in New Zealand, submission of the trademark application in New Zealand and send the trademark certificate to you.
The price for trademark registration in New Zealand includes our professional fees as well as the official trademark office fees for the trademark registration in New Zealand without opposition.
The trademark registration order for New Zealand includes the following tasks:
First, we check whether the trademark being registered is entitled to protection in New Zealand (absolute grounds of refusal). Not all trademarks can be registered as trademarks. For instance, merely descriptive terms for the respective goods and services may not be registered as a trademark.
To avoid collisions between your trademark registration in New Zealand and older trademarks we recommend to conduct a trademark search in New Zealand which must be ordered separately.
We will e-mail you the prepared trademark registration documents for New Zealand for your approval and file it then.
Once the trademark was registered in New Zealand we send you the certificate.
Country specific trademark law
I. Application Procedure
- processing time from first filing to registration is about 6 - 12 months, provided that no objections are raised or oppositions filed
- application process includes a formal examination, an examination of distinctiveness and a search for prior conflicting trademarks
- order of process is: examination, publication, registration
- Nice Classification
- multi-class applications allowed
- opposition period is 3 months from the date of publication of the trademark application
IV. Use requirements
- trademark has to be used within 3 years from the date of registration
- trademark may be subject to cancellation if not properly used for 3 consecutive years
V. Duration Period
- 10 years from date of application
- renewable for periods of 10 years
- grace period: 1 year from the expiration date of the mark