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New Zealand convention application deadlines and filing requirements

See also patent protection for Australians and New Zealanders

New Zealand applies the 12 month Paris Convention deadline.

The minimum filing requirements for a New Zealand convention application are:

  1. a complete specification in English, including a title, description, claims and drawings/sequences if any
  2. an abstract
  3. the name(s) and address(es) of the applicant(s)
  4. the nationality or principal place of business of the applicant(s)
  5. the name(s) and address(es) of the inventor(s)
  6. the country, date and number of the priority application(s).

A Power of Attorney is not required. Copies of the priority application(s) are not required.

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