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ePCT available for Australian users

ePCT available for Australian users

IPAustralia introduced ePCT- the WIPO online system ensuring to the Receiving Offices (RO), the International Authorities and to registered customers, access to the “latest bibliographic data and documents on file at the International Bureau ”. The system could also be used directly by registered users, who could fill applications, submit requests online, have access to […]

IPAustralia modernizes its Trade Marks correspondence

IPAustralia modernizes its Trade Marks correspondence

IPAustralia informs that after the successful modernization of their patents correspondence in 2013, they will do the same with the Trade Marks correspondence. This will be noticeable by an increase of the trademarks correspondence, delays and expedition of examination advices, changes in the fonts and insertion of a trade mark images where available. IPAustralia also […]

The Australian Intellectual Property Report 2014 launched

The Australian Intellectual Property Report 2014 launched

On the 24 th of April was released the second Australian Intellectual Property Report, a comprehensive overview of Australia’s IP system and how we compare globally. A useful resource for business, industry and academics, the report provides detailed analysis of the role of IP in our economy, the activity of Australian businesses, and emerging IP […]

The Ten Edition Of The International Classification For Industrial Designs In Force As Of 1 January 2014

The Ten Edition Of The International Classification For Industrial Designs In Force As Of 1 January 2014

For some time the Designs Office has classified Australian design applications according to the Eight Edition of the International Classification for Industrial Designs (IDC 8). The Ten Edition of the International Classification for Industrial Designs (IDC 10) will be in force as of 1 January 2014. All applications filed up to and including 31 December […]