Request Commissioner to direct examination of another application

Please complete this form if you are requesting the Commissioner to direct the applicant to request examination of a patent application

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Notification of micro-organism deposit requirements

Please complete this form if you are notifiying the Commissioner that a deposit requirement ceases to be satisfied in relation to a micro-organism filed in respect of a patent application or patent.

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Offer to surrender a patent

Please complete this form if you would like to offer to surrender a patent.

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Sealing of a duplicate patent

Please complete this form if your Deed of Letters Patent is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed and you need a duplicate.

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Request for postponement of acceptance

Please complete this form when you are requesting the Commissioner to postpone acceptance of a patent request and complete specification

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Request for Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) pilot program or IP Australia-European Patent Office Patent Prosecution Highway (IP Australia-EPO PPH) pilot program

Please complete this form when requesting accelerated examination of your patent application under the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) or the PCT Global Patent Prosecution Highway (PCT-GPPH) program or IP Australia-European Patent Office Patent Prosecution Highway (IP Australia-EPO PPH) or PCT IP Australia-European Patent Office Patent Prosecution Highway (PCT-IP Australia-EPO PPH) program.

The GPPH allows you to request accelerated examination in one office based on the allowance of at least one claim in a corresponding application in another office.

Request for postponement of grant of a standard patent

Please complete this form if you are requesting the Commissioner to postpone sealing of a patent application.

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Exercise of registrar's discretionary powers

Please complete this form if you wish to request for exercise of registrar's discretionary powers for a design

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Direction under section 29 or 30

Please complete this form when you need to request for direction under Section 29 or Section 30 of the Designs Act

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