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Amendments to Trademark Laws

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Apr 17, 2012 (Newsletter Issue 6/12)
New Zealand
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Practice Guidelines Changed


The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) announced that its practice guidelines have been updated to reflect changes introduced by section 4 of the Trade Marks Amendment Act 2012.

The changes concerns
- Practice Guideline 02a Examination of trade mark applications - 4.3 Abandonment
- Practice Guideline 10a Overcoming a citation – 7.4 Abandonment of the cited mark

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Source: www.iponz.govt.nz