Trade Marks (International Registration) Regulations 2012

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Reprint as at 5 April 2018

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Trade Marks (International Registration) Regulations 2012

(SR 2012/337)

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 5th day of November 2012

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

Pursuant to sections 199(m) and 199A of the Trade Marks Act 2002, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


4Application of Trade Marks Regulations and Act to international registrations
6Information or documents must be given through case management facility
7Entitlement to protection
8No division of international registration
9Effect of protected international trade mark (New Zealand)
10Holder of international registration may disclaim or limit rights
11Commissioner may enter security interest on register
13Commissioner must examine international registration designating New Zealand
14Where Commissioner considers requirements of regulation 7 not met or partially met
15Where Commissioner considers requirements of regulation 7 are met
16Notice of opposition
17Time for sending counter-statement
18Notifications of refusal
19When protections apply to trade mark of international registration designating New Zealand
21Revocation and invalidity
22Where, to any extent, protection is cancelled, revoked, declared invalid, altered, or rectified
23Importation of infringing goods
25Offences relating to false representation of trade mark apply to protected international trade mark (New Zealand)
27Transformation application
28Date of registration of trade mark registered pursuant to transformation application
29Procedure on transformation application
30Effects of international registration where trade mark is also registered under Act
31Outline of this Part
32Eligibility to apply for international registration
33Application for international registration
34Functions of Commissioner
35Time limit for Commissioner to send application to International Bureau
36Notification to International Bureau
37Evidence of certain matters relating to international registration
39Communication of information to International Bureau
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