MACIPO & ASSOCIATES New Zealand Branch has a
dedicated team of patent attorneys and advisers that draft and prosecute
patent applications locally and internationally. The thousands of patent
applications we have drafted and prosecuted over the years ensure that our
patent drafting standards are world class.
The range of services provided by our Patents Group include:
- Novelty searching including advice on what to
research, what to protect and where;
- Freedom to
operate searches and related advice, ensuring you are free to
commercialise a new idea;
- Patent drafting and
- Patent filing, prosecution, and PCT
national phase in New
Zealand and throughout the world.
The range of services our Trade Marks Team can provide you include:
- Advice on trade mark development;
Clearance trade mark searches to ensure your proposed trade mark
will not conflict with the existing rights of other parties;
Protection strategies and registration of trade marks including
non-traditional forms of marks such as product shape and colour;
Registering domain names;
- Monitoring trade marks
registers to alert you to the activities of your competitors
and/or the existence of trade marks which may cause conflict.
The range of services our Designs Team can provide you include:
- Advice on whether your design is able to be
- Clearance searches to ensure your
proposed design will not conflict with the existing rights of
- Registration of designs in New
Zealand and internationally.