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) 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...


August 2018 – User updates

A quick update from the team:

  1. New spell checker added
  2. Added ability to copy and paste specification
  3. Major algorithm and AI tweaks