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Mai 16, 2014 (Newsletter Issue 8/14)
New Zealand
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Practice Guidelines for Royal Marks Updated

IPONZ has updated the Trade Mark practice guidelines for ‘Relative grounds - Representations of the Royal Family’ and ‘Words that suggest royal or government patronage’.The updates to the practice guidelines have been made to reflect the information required for ROYAL marks by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

The updated section of the guidelines can be accessed below:
Practice guideline 09 Relative grounds - Representations of the Royal Family
Practice guideline - Absolute grounds - General - Words that suggest royal or government patronage

The superseded practice guideline section can be viewed here