The following are a collection of useful documents and websites in regards to Intellectual Property law in New Zealand, Australia, and International.
The following is a collection of relevant documents.
|Ellis|Terry Firm Profile|
|Ellis|Terry Terms of Engagement (NZ)|
|Ellis|Terry Terms of Engagement (International)|
|The Trade Mark System|
|Brand Selection & Protection|
|New Zealand Patent System|
|Australian Patent System|
|Australian Innovation Patents|
|New Zealand Design System|
|Australian Design System|
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) provides information regarding all aspects of intellectual property law.
Particularly useful are the database searching tools:
|Trade Marks Search|
The following are useful sites for information regarding New Zealand law:
|New Zealand Legal Information Institute (NZLII)|
|New Zealand Legislation|
IP Australia provides information regarding all aspects of intellectual property law.
They run several database searching tools:
|Trade Marks Search (enter as ‘Guest’)|
ESP@CENET is a very useful free patent search tool. Searches include United States Patents, European Patents, Japan Patents, German Patents, International (WIPO) Patents, and national patents covered in the IPANDOC database.
International Patent Applications (PCT) may be searched for at the WIPO website.
Google Patents is a useful search tool, predominantly for US patents and applications.
International IP Offices is a useful collection maintained by IP Australia.