General eServices transaction structure

Patent tier structure

 
TIER 1
IP Right Type
TIER 2
Request Category
TIER 3
Request Type
PATENTS Amendment Amendments in anticipation of Examination
    Court Ordered Amendments (Section 105)
    Request to amend Bibliographic Details
    Request to change Agent
    Request to Change the Applicant/Patentee Name
    Request Voluntary Amendment (Specification)
    Section 112 Advice (Court Proceedings not Pending)
  Assignment and Licence Further information supporting Assignment Request
    Request an Assignment
    Request to register a Licence
    Request to register a Mortgage
  Conversion Request to Convert to a Provisional Application
    Request to Convert to a Standard Application
    Request to Convert to an Innovation Application
  Examination Request Status of Examination
    Request the Commissioner to Direct Examination
    Request to Postpone Acceptance
    Response to an Examiner's Report
    Response to an Examiner's Report (Voluntary Amendment)
    Response to Examiner's Re-Examination Report
    Submission of Relevant Material (Section 27, Section 28)
  Extension Extension of Time Despite Due Care
    Extension of Time Due to Circumstances Beyond Control
    Extension of Time Due to Circumstances Beyond Control (including renewal fee)
    Extension of Time due to Error or Omission
    Extension of Time due to Error or Omission (including renewal fee)
    Matters relating to an Extension of Time (including Declarations)
    Request to extend the term of a Patent
   International IP Rights  Change Applicant or Agent Details (Rule 92 Bis Request)
     File a Demand for International Preliminary Examination
     General Correspondence in relation to a PCT matter
     New PCT International Application (AU Receiving Office)
     Response to a Defect Notice
     Response to a Written Opinion
     Withdrawal of Application/Priority Details
  International Type Search International type Search - Article 15(5)
    Request Preliminary Search and Opinion
  Miscellaneous File a Statement of Entitlement
    Other matters relating to a Patent
    Request to Postpone Grant
    Request Voluntary Open to Public Inspection (OPI)
    Response to a Formalities Direction
  Opposition Appearing at a Hearing
    Correspondence in relation to a entitlement matters
    General correspondence in relation to an opposition matter
    Notice of Opposition
    Request a Hearing
    Request for Extension of Time to File Evidence
    Request to amend an opposition document to correct an error or mistake
    Request to Dismiss Opposition
   Request for Document  Other General Patent Sales
     Request a Certified Copy of a Patent Specification/Document
     Request a copy of a Patent Specification/Document
     Request for Documents related to a patent application (File History/Section 55 Request)
  Withdrawal and Surrender Offer to Surrender
    Request to withdraw the application

Trade marks tier structure

 
TIER 1
IP Right Type
TIER 2
Request Category
TIER 3
Request Type
TRADE MARKS Amendment Amend the Address for Service
    Amend the Owner Name and/or Address (not a change of ownership)
    Other Amendments to a Trade Mark Application/Registration
    Pay for an Additional Class
    Request an Amendment during the Opposition process
    Supply new Representations of the Trade Mark
  Claimed Interest Amend a Claimed Interest
    Cancel a Claimed Interest
    General Correspondence Relating to a Claimed Interest
    Record a Claimed Interest
  Deferment Request a Deferment
  Examination Respond to an Examiner's Report
  Extension Extension of Time for Acceptance (Between 15-21 Months from the Date of the Examiner’s 1st Report)
    Extension of Time for Acceptance (under S224)
    Extension of Time for Deferment (under S224)
    Extension of Time for Registration (under S224)
    General correspondence relating to an Extension of Time
  Hearing General Correspondence Relating to a Hearing Matter
    Request a Hearing (any other matter)
    Request a Hearing in regards to an Extension of Time matter
    Request a Hearing in relation to Opposition to Registration or Opposition to Removal for Non-Use
   International IP Right 
(Madrid Protocol)
 Appointment of a New Representative
     Change of Name and/or Address of the Current Representative
     Declaration of Intention to use the mark
     General Correspondence in relation to an International Registration matter
     New Application for International Registration
     Renewal of the International Registration
     Request for a Change of Name and/or Address of the Holder
     Request for a Full Change of Ownership
     Request for a Partial Change of Ownership
     Request for Limitation of the List of Goods and Services
     Request the Full Cancellation of an International Registration
     Request the Partial Cancellation of an International Registration
     Request the Recordal of a Renunciation
     Response to an Irregularities Notice
     Response to an Unable to Certify Notice
     Subsequent Designation to the International Registration
     Supply the Second Part Fee
  Miscellaneous Correspondence Relating to a Court Matter
    Full/Partial Transformation of an International Registration to an Australian Application
    General Correspondence Relating to a Trade Mark Application/Registration
    General Correspondence Relating to Certification Rules
    Replacement of an Australian Application with an International Registration
    Request a Registrar’s Decision on the Written Record Without a Hearing
    Request an Expedited Examination
    Request Duplicate Certificate of Registration
    Request Linking of Trade Mark Applications or Registrations
    Supply the Certification Rules
  Opposition Application for Permission to File Further Evidence (For Opposition filed prior to 15 April 2013)
    Apply for Removal of a Trade Mark from the Register for Non-Use
    Extension of Time to File a Notice of Intention to Oppose
    Extension of Time to File a Statement of Grounds and Particulars
    Extension of Time to File Evidence
    File a Notice of Intention to Defend
    File a Notice of Intention to Oppose Registration of a Trade Mark
    File a Notice of Intention to Oppose the Removal of a Trade Mark from the Register for Non-Use
    File a Notice of Opposition to an Extension of Time or Amendment (S224 or S65(a))
    File a Statement of Grounds and Particulars
    File Extension of Time (Notice of Intention to Defend; Bill of Costs/Application for Award of Costs)
    File Written Submissions (for a Decision on the written record)
    File Written Submissions (When a Hearing has been Requested but you are Not Attending)
    General correspondence relating to an Opposition Matter
    Request a Cooling Off Period
    Request a Suspension of the Opposition Proceedings
  Ownership/Assignment Request a Full Change of Ownership
    Request a Partial Change of Ownership
   Request for Document  General Correspondence relating to a Request for Document Matter
     Request a Certified Copy of a document
     Request a copy of the Examiner's Report (by Owner or Address for Service only)
     Request a photocopy of a Register Entry or Certificate of Registration
     Request for documents Available for Public Inspection under section s217(a)
  Withdrawal/Cancellation Cancel a Registered Trade Mark
    Withdraw a Notice or Service Request
    Withdraw an Application for a Trade Mark (prior to Registration)
    Withdraw an Application for a Trade Mark after an Opposition has occurred
    Withdraw an Application for Removal for Non-Use
    Withdraw an Opposition proceeding

Designs tier structure

 
TIER 1
IP Right Type
TIER 2
Request Category
TIER 3
Request Type
DESIGNS Amendment Amend the Address for Service
    Amend the Owner Name and/or Address (Not a Change of Ownership)
    Request to Amend Application/Registration Details (Other than Name or Address)
    Supply Additional Representations
  Assignment/Licence/Mortgage Change of Ownership of a Design Application or Registration
    Record a Licence for a Design Application or Registration
    Record a Mortgage for a Design Application or Registration
    Terminate a Licence or Mortgage
  Examination General Correspondence Relating to a Designs Examination (for Registered Designs Only)
    Request for Examination by Registered Owner
    Request for Examination by Third Party
    Response to an Examiner's Report (for Registered Designs only)
  Extension Extension of Time (Claiming Circumstances Beyond the Control of the Applicant/Agent)
    Extension of Time (Claiming circumstances beyond the control of the Applnt/Agent) incl renewal fee
    Extension of Time (Error or Omission by the Applicant/Agent)
    Extension of Time (Error or omission by the Applnt/Agent) incl renewal fee
    General Correspondence Relating to an Extension of Time
  Formalities Response Response to a Pre-registration Formalities Check Notice
  Hearing Fee for Appearing at a Hearing (Less the Fee for Requesting a Hearing)
    General Correspondence Relating to a Hearing Matter
    Request for a Hearing
  Miscellaneous Enquire as to the Status of a Request for Examination or Registration of a Design
    General Correspondence Relating to a Design Application/Registration
    Provide material in relation to a Registered Design
    Record a Statement of Newness Application Only
    Request an Expedited Registration or Examination
    Request for a Duplicate Registration or Examination Certificate
    Request to Publish a Design
    Request to Register a Design
    Supply a Convention Priority Document from Another Country
  Opposition General Correspondence Relating to an Opposition Matter
    Lodge a Notice of Opposition (to an Extension of Time Only)
    Request for Exercise of the Registrar’s Discretionary Powers
    Request to Revoke a Registered Design - Ownership Only (S51)
   Request for Document  General Correspondence relating to a Request for Document Matter
     Request copies of Documents on File
     Request for Certified Copies of Documents
  Withdrawal and Surrender Offer to Surrender a Design Registration Only
    Withdraw a Service Request (i.e. Exam Request/Change of Address)
    Withdraw an Application Only

 Plant breeder's rights tier structure

 
TIER 1
IP Right Type
TIER 2
Request Category
TIER 3
Request Type
Plant Breeder's Rights Assignment Assignment/Transfer of Interest under Sections 21, 31(1)
  Examination Declaration of Essential Derivation under Section 40
    Fee for examination of 1 variety tested
    Fee for examination of 2 or more varieties tested simultaneously
    Fee for examination of 5 or more varieties tested by a Centralised Testing Centre
    Fee for examination of a variety using an overseas test report
    Response to an Examiner's Report
  Miscellaneous Other matters relating to Plant Breeder's Rights
    Request for certificate under Section 19 (11)
  Opposition Lodge objection under Section 35
    Other (including Declarations)
    Request under subsection 19(4)
  Part 2 Application Application Part 2 - Description of New Variety
    Certification by a Qualified Person
    Confirmation of Submission of Australian Cultivar Registration Authority (ACRA) Specimen
    Confirmation of Submission of Propagating Material to a Generic Resource Centre (GRC)
    Overseas descriptions or test reports
    Qualified Person (QP) Statement of Uniformity and Stability
   Request for Document  Other Request for Document Matter
     Request a copy of application, objection or description under Subsection 36(2)
     Request a copy of Register Entry under subsection 62(2)
     Request a Re-Issued Certificate
     Request for Certified Copies of Certificate
  Revocation Request Revocation of PBR of Declaration of Essential Derivation under Section 50(9)
    Request Revocation of PBR under Section 50(8)
  Variation Amend Applicant Name/Address or Agent
    Change of Qualified Person
    Change to Synonym/variation/Denomination
    Nomination of Qualified Persons
  Withdrawal and Surrender Request for Surrender
    Request for Withdrawal

Other

 
TIER 1
IP Right Type
TIER 2
Request Category
TIER 3
Request Type
Other Freedom of Information
Last updated: 
15 March 2016