Policy ID: 
61
Status: 
Completed
Priority: 
Medium
Issue summary: 

In its 2015 'Review of the Designs System' in Australia, the former Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) recommended that the status of a design right during the grace period for payment of the renewal fee be clarified as proposed in IP Australia’s streamlining proposals in 2015. The government accepted the recommendation in May 2016.

History: 

On hold 04-Sept-2017

Policy Development 01-Jul-2019

Consultation 31-Oct-2019 to 20-Dec-2019

Policy development 20-Dec-2019

On hold 12-May-2020

Legislative drafting 28-Aug-2020 to 02-Dec-2020

In Parliament 02-Dec-2020 to 30 August 2021

Royal Assent 10 September 2021

Completed 10 September 2021

Comments: 

This issue is included in the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Act 2021 which received Royal Assent on 10 September 2021.

Tag: 
ACIP
Fees
Designs
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