We are pleased to advise that our annual Customer Satisfaction Survey is now open to all IP Australia customers.
The 10th Annual Australian Intellectual Property Report presents a rich account of the latest IP trends in Australia.
From 1 July 2022 all new patent applications which include nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listings must include the sequence listing in the WIPO Standard ST.26 file format. This applies to Australian national patent applications as well as international PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) applications.
The Australian and New Zealand Governments are conducting a review into the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Regulatory Regime.
The recent Federal Court decision in Ono Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd v Commissioner of Patents  FCA 643 (11 June 2021) considered IP Australia’s patent term extensio
We are currently processing a high volume of new innovation patent filings. As a result, you may experience a delay in having your innovation patent granted.
Online services will soon replace eServices. This means all customers will need to file and manage their IP rights in our new online services.