As of 29 June 2020, the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has joined the DesignView search tool, made available by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
The integration of the New Zealand Intellectual Property Office (IPONZ) is a concrete result of the International Cooperation programme managed by EUIPO in collaboration with its international partners.
With this latest expansion, the total number of participating offices in DesignView is 72.
DesignView provides information and access to more than 16.2 million designs.
Since the introduction of DesignView on 19 November 2012, the tool has served more than 5.6 million searches from 163 countries, with the UK, Germany and China among the most frequent users.