Drafter v2.0 released!

It’s here – the new and improved trade mark goods and services Drafter 2.0 has arrived! Many of the changes made were implemented as a direct result of user feedback – thanks again to all of our subscribers and testers for your time. Some of the more significant changes: A new (but still familiar) interface […]


Multiple country updates – January 2019

IP Office updates - January 2019

  1. USPTO, IP Australia and IPONZ all kept busy in January...
  2. IPONZ alone added 4000+ pre-approved terms
  3. IP Australia now allows the broad term "online retail services" as well as "retail services"


New Zealand – “Featuring” gets removed from pre-approved services

IPONZ removes 700+ services that include the word "featuring"

  1. IPONZ updates pre-approved goods and services database to remove the word "featuring" from retail and wholesale services
  2. Objections had been raised despite the "featuring" services being in the IPONZ pre-approved goods and services databases
  3. A corresponding practice note should be published soon


Fifty four new territories! (Yes, you read that right)

Sortify.tm now contains fifty four new territories!

  1. We've gone from Drafting and Conversion tools for eight territories to... SIXTY TWO territories
  2. China, Japan, OAPI data added by popular request
  3. Specification objections are soon to become a thing of the past...