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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Compulsory licensing

 

From 25 August 2015, Australian pharmaceutical manufacturers can apply to the Federal Court of Australia for a compulsory licence to manufacture generic versions of patented medicines to supply to developing countries in need.

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Official notices

Published: 1 December 2016
Published: 21 November 2016
Published: 17 November 2016
Published: 17 November 2016