Legislation

 

We administer IP legislation that provides the legislative basis for the patent, trade mark, design and plant breeder's rights systems of Australia.

Legislation

We administer IP legislation that provides the legislative basis for the patent, trade mark, design and plant breeder's rights systems of Australia.

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IP Laws Amendment Act 2015

The Act amends the Patents Act 1990, Trade Marks Act 1995, Designs Act 2003, and the Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994

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Raising the Bar Act

The IP Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 is Australia's biggest intellectual property (IP) system overhaul in twenty years.

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PC Response Part 1 and Other Measures Act

The Act gives effect to a first suite of measures implementing the Government’s response to the Productivity Commission’s 2016 inquiry into Australia’s IP arrangements, and to implement a number of administrative and technical amendments.

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Official notices

Published: 27 November 2017
Published: 15 November 2017
Published: 13 November 2017
Published: 24 August 2017