A trade mark indicates a connection between certain goods and services and the trade mark owner.
Registering your trade mark gives you a number of benefits including the exclusive right to use the mark throughout New Zealand in relation to the goods and/or services covered by the registration. In addition you cannot be accused of trade mark infringement by using your registered trade mark.
Why register a trade mark?
International Trade Mark Registration: The Madrid System
Guide to trade mark use
Enforcing rights in unregistered trade marks
What can be registered as a trade mark?
Information required for filing an application
List of classes of goods and services
Procedure for registering a trade mark
Trade marks FAQs
Trade mark oppositions FAQs