Points to Consider About Your Trademark Application
Is your trade mark a ‘distinctive’?
Is your trade mark a ‘distinctive’? That is, is your trademark a word, logo, picture or other sign that clearly differentiates your goods or services from those of other traders? If your trademark isn’t distinctive, your application may not be registrable.
Find out what trademarks are acceptable in New Zealand.
Has someone else already registered a similar trademark?
Has someone else already registered a similar trademark? For example if your trademark is similar to an existing trademark and if for similar goods and services it may not be registrable. When you apply for a trademark, the Trademarkify software will search hundreds of thousands of registered or pending trademark according to your chosen goods and services and will show any identified trademarks that may cause a problem.
Find out how Trademarkify conducts a prefiling availability search when you configure your trademark in New Zealand.