Last updated: 
18 August 2020

Consultations opened after 2019 are located on our Consultation Hub.

2019

Design initiatives - implementing accepted ACIP recommendations

Closed

Trade Marks Amendment (Division of International Registrations and Other Measures) Regulations 2019

Closed

Indigenous Knowledge

Closed

2018

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (PC Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Regulations 2018  Closed

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (PC Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2018

Closed

Hague Agreement for designs

Closed
How SMEs commercialise their business ideas and intellectual capital Closed

2017

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Bill and Regulations 2017

Closed

Several intellectual property (IP) matters arising from Productivity Commission report on IP arrangements 

Closed

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment 2017

Closed

2016

Change of WIPO standards for Sequence Listings 

Closed

Extension of Plant Breeder's Rights (PBR) system to Norfolk Island

Closed

Patent Search Information Statement

Closed
Indigenous Knowledge Closed

2015

Exposure draft of proposed regulations for a trans-Tasman patent attorney regime

Closed

Expanded use of automated processes

Closed
Streamlining IP processes and supporting small business Closed

Examination practice following the High Court decision in D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc [2015] HCA 35

Closed

Advisory Council on Intellectual Property’s (ACIP) recommendation on the innovation patent system

Closed

Intellectual Property Legislation Amendment (TRIPS Protocol and Other Measures) Regulation 2015

Closed

2014

Plant Breeder's Rights Advisory Committee

Closed

2013

Proposed patents objects clause and patentability exclusion Closed

IP Laws Amendment Act 2012 'Raising the Bar'

Closed

 

Historical reviews