Why we decided to offer free access to Sortify.tm Attorney

It’s been a pretty heavy week. Working from the hastily assembled trestle table in my makeshift home office, I can’t quite believe we’re only a few days into our month long New Zealand-wide lockdown. The last five days have passed in a blur of keeping up with colleagues, checking in with family, processing Covid-19 updates […]

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Changes to Nice – What you need to know for 2020

The 2020 version of the 11th edition of the Nice Classification came into effect in January. A number of changes (some significant) were made to Nice 11 – which may have you passed you by. We mentioned them in our earlier blog, The Ghosts of Nice 11’s Past, Present & Future, but thought it was worth fleshing them out here. Since 2013, due […]

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Don’t sweat Madrid Protocol Central Attack

It’s long been thought that one weakness of this centralised system is “Central Attack”. This is where the home registration is attacked (within five years of the international application date), the whole house of cards, which is built upon that home registration, may come tumbling down.

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