Current Response Times
Average time since date of request for examination made and first reports issued.
|Technology (Subsection)||First reports issued on standard patent applications 3 Month Rolling Average time in months since date of request|
|Plant Breeders Rights & Biotech (A1)||10|
|Chemical Engineering (B1)||8|
|Melbourne Patent Examination Centre (A5)||9|
Some technology areas may experience variation in the "average time in months from date of request, to first report issue" due to a revision of work distribution. This is expected to effect timeliness until July 2010.
Last Updated: 17/12/2012