199A Regulations: Madrid Protocol

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make regulations for the purpose of giving effect in New Zealand to the Madrid Protocol, including providing for any of the following:

(a)

making applications for international registration by way of the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand as office of origin:

(b)

procedures to be followed where the basic New Zealand application for registration ceases to be in force:

(c)

procedures to be followed where the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand receives from the International Bureau, or any body specified in the regulations, a request for extension of protection to New Zealand:

(d)

the effects of a successful request for extension of protection to New Zealand:

(e)

transforming an application for an international registration, or an international registration, into a national application for registration:

(f)

communicating information to the International Bureau:

(g)

requiring fees to be paid in respect of applications for international registrations, extensions of protection, and renewals, and prescribing the amounts of those fees:

(h)

the application of the following provisions to a protected international trade mark (New Zealand):

(i)

section 105 (unjustified proceedings):

(ii)

subpart 2 of Part 4 (criminal proceedings):

(iii)

subpart 3 of Part 4 (border protection measures).

Section 199A: inserted, on 16 September 2011, by section 27 of the Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 71).

Section 199A(a): amended, on 13 September 2014, by section 249 of the Patents Act 2013 (2013 No 68).

Section 199A(c): amended, on 13 September 2014, by section 249 of the Patents Act 2013 (2013 No 68).