Published: 2 September 2014
IP Australia has been sending copies of irregularity notices to Australian-based international registration applicants by post. The International Bureau (IB) sends the same notice to the applicant electronically. To avoid confusion and duplication, IP Australia will discontinue forwarding copies of Irregularity Notices from 1 October 2014.
Patent Correspondence marked Confidential; Requests to make document not OPI or to delete or redact filed documentsPublished: 27 August 2014
Application of the Patents Act where filed documents are marked Confidential or where requests are made for filed documents not to be OPI or to be deleted or redacted.