Story: Inventions, patents and trademarks

Patent applications, 1995-2007

This graph show the number of applications made to the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand between 1995 and 2007 for patents, trademarks and designs. The number of overseas applications for a patent in New Zealand rose sharply, while the number of applications made from within New Zealand remained relatively steady. The number of applications for a trademark trebled in this period, while the number of design applications barely changed.

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Source: Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Patents in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 May 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015