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Amendments to Trademark Laws

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Okt 01, 2011 (Newsletter Issue 11/11)
New Zealand
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Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011


The Trade Marks Amendment Bill received its royal assent on 15 September 2011 and will be known as the Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011.

On assent the following notable provisions enter into force:
The removal of licensees from the Trade Mark Register
The ability to amend and remove memorandums
Allowing New Zealand to use the latest edition of the Nice Classification for goods and services

Any provisions that require updates to the IPONZ system, practice guidelines and website will be made accordingly.

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