Policy ID: 
113
Status: 
On hold
Priority: 
Medium
Issue summary: 

There have been concerns around the number of pending and unused trade mark applications that have not proceeded to registration for a significant period of time.

Under this proposal, IP Australia would investigate this issue further, including non-legislative measures to address the issue.

History: 

On hold 1-Apr-2020

Comments: 

Stakeholder suggestion.

IP Australia welcomes submission of evidence of a problem.

Tag: 
Trade Marks
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