Tuesday 22 January 2019
IP Office updates - January 2019
- USPTO, IP Australia and IPONZ all kept busy in January...
- IPONZ alone added 4000+ pre-approved terms
- IP Australia now allows the broad term "online retail services" as well as "retail services"
Monday 05 November 2018
IPONZ removes 700+ services that include the word "featuring"
- IPONZ updates pre-approved goods and services database to remove the word "featuring" from retail and wholesale services
- Objections had been raised despite the "featuring" services being in the IPONZ pre-approved goods and services databases
- A corresponding practice note should be published soon