Some of the most simple inventions turn out to be the most revolutionary

IP is about creating new technologies for a better future

New discoveries deserve the best IP protection & strategy for exploitation

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Protect your clever innovations before you tell the world

Technological advancement emerges from innovative thinking about how the pieces fit together

Solving a problem
can be a catalyst for creating new IP

Patents

Requirements for filing patent applications (convention or non-convention) in New Zealand and Australia

 

Filing requirements to obtain filing date:

  • applicant's full name, address and nationality
  • full names, address and nationality of each inventor
  • information on how applicant obtained rights from inventors
  • copy of complete specification, claims and drawings (in English)
  • priority application details if claiming convention priority

 

Further Requirements:

  • certified copy of the priority application document
  • verified English translation of priority application

 

Our services include preparation of the patent specification to meet local practice requirements. We can also tailor patent claims to maximise the scope of rights being pursued.

Requirements for National Phase Entries into New Zealand and Australia for PCT International Patent Applications

 

Filing requirements to obtain filing date:

  • applicant's full name, address and nationality
  • full names, address and nationality of each inventor
  • information on how applicant obtained rights from inventors
  • copy of complete specification, claims and drawings (in English)
  • priority application details if claiming convention priority
  • International patent application number

 

Further Requirements:

  • verified English translation of patent specification if international application was not filed in English.

 

Post filing procedures such as filing divisional applications can be managed by us as required.

 

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