New Zealand

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PCT national stage entry

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NZ

Filing requirements

Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No*
Language: English
Translation Extension: N/A
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Included

Country notes

    *Assignments are not required in New Zealand, but it is recommended that you have one on file. According to New Zealand law, there should be in existence an assignment from the inventor to the applicant, dated prior to national phase entry. Please note that inovia does not automatically provide this form.