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We are seeking your views on whether the residential addresses of New Zealand company directors should continue to be published on the companies register if a director identification number is introduced.
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) is a business unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). IPONZ’s trade mark, patent and design services are fully cost-recovered. This means that IPONZ charges fees to recover the cost of its services from those who directly benefit from holding IP rights.
The Government is consulting on a proposal to introduce an Electronic Travel Authority facility for some groups of travellers. It is a new security and facilitation measure that, if it is introduced, will help to speed things up at the border.
The number of visitors to New Zealand has grown strongly over the past few years, and growth is expected to continue.
The government has prepared a draft bill to amend the Copyright Act 1994 and the Copyright (General Matters) Regulations 1995 to allow New Zealand to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty. This Bill is the Copyright (Marrakesh Treaty implementation) Amendment Bill.