Trademark

New Zealand

REGISTRATION

Conventional
Word Mark Yes
Device Mark Yes
Series Mark Yes
Collective Mark Yes
Certification Mark Yes
Non Conventional
3 D Mark Yes
Sound Mark Yes
Scent Mark No
Slogan Mark Yes
Motion Mark No
Colour Mark Yes
Shape Mark Yes
Taste Mark No
Texture Mark No
Position Mark No
Well Known Trademark
Yes
Nice Classification
Yes,10th Edition
Old British Classification
No
National Classification
No
Type of Class
Multi Class
Time of Examination
N/A
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
N/A
Deadline to File the Reply
N/A
Permissible Extension
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
1 - 2 months
Deadline to File the Reply
12 months
Permissible Extension
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
6 months
Prior to Registration
Yes
Post Registration
No
Prior to Registration
1 month
Post Registration
N/A
Initial Term
10 years
Effective Date From
Date of Application
Power of Attorney
Not Required
Incorporation Certificate
Not Required
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
Not Required
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Not Required
Priority Document (with required translation)
Not Required
Declaration of Ownership
Not Required
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
Not Required
Power of Attorney
N/A
Incorporation Certificate
N/A
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A
Priority Document (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
N/A
Power of Attorney
N/A
Incorporation Certificate
N/A
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A
Priority Document (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
N/A
Use Period
3 years
Effective Date for Use Period
Date of Registration

OPPOSITION AND COUNTER REPLY

Opposition Period
3 months
Counter Opposition Period
3 months
Acceptable Grounds of Opposition
Prior Registration with National Trademark Office Yes
Prior International / Global Registration Yes
Prior Use in the Application Country Yes
Bad Faith Yes
Well - Known Yes
Others (specify) No
Expected Time for Issuance of Decision
12 - 24 months

RENEWALS

Intial Term
10 years
Subsequent Renewal Term
10 years
Grace Period
Yes,12 months
Restoration
Yes
Change of Agent/Service Address required
Yes
Expected Time for Issuance of Renewal Certificate
1 month
Power of Attorney
Signed and Sealed
Registration Certification
Not Required
Last Renewal Certificate
Not Required
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Not Required

RECORDALS

Change of Agent
Change of Agent/Service Address required Yes
Confirm if recordals are permissible for pending applications. Yes
Approximate time frame for issuance of recordal certificates. 1 month