The Deputy Director-General of IP Australia has, on 15 February 2021, issued the following documents:

These documents provide that fees will not apply to some extensions of time during the COVID-19 pandemic requested in the period 1 March 2021 and 31 March 2021.

Previous official notices relating to fees during the COVID-19 pandemic:

For more information about IP Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to IP Australia’s business continuity and COVID-19 page

Publish online date: 
Monday, February 15, 2021