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Update on IP Australia’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak  (update 8)

Extending Australian Patent And Trade Mark Deadlines Amid COVID-19 update 1

The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to affect many of our customers. As such, IP Australia’s streamlined process to provide free extensions of time to assist customers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak will be continued until 30 November 2020. If you have previously received a streamlined three month extension and subsequently find that you need a further extension due to the impact of the COVID-19 […]

Extending Australian patent and trade mark deadlines amid COVID-19 (update 7)

Extending Australian Patent And Trade Mark Deadlines Amid COVID-19 update 1

(See here for the latest update) Three-month extensions of time for COVID-19 related delays are now freely available for most Australian patent and trade mark deadlines. Deadlines that cannot be met due to COVID-19 related ‘circumstancesg beyond the control of the person’ can now be extended with a simple electronic request via an electronic portal […]

Extending Australian patent and trade mark deadlines amid COVID-19 (update 6)

Extending Australian Patent And Trade Mark Deadlines Amid COVID-19 update 1

(See here for the latest update) Three-month extensions of time for COVID-19 related delays are now freely available for most Australian patent and trade mark deadlines. Deadlines that cannot be met due to COVID-19 related ‘circumstancesg beyond the control of the person’ can now be extended with a simple electronic request via an electronic portal […]

Extending Australian patent and trade mark deadlines amid COVID-19 (update 5)

Extending Australian Patent And Trade Mark Deadlines Amid COVID-19 update 1

(See here for the latest update) Three-month extensions of time for COVID-19 related delays are now freely available for most Australian patent and trade mark deadlines. Deadlines that cannot be met due to COVID-19 related ‘circumstances beyond the control of the person’ can now be extended with a simple electronic request via an electronic portal […]

Extending Australian patent and trade mark deadlines amid COVID-19 (update 4)

Extending Australian Patent And Trade Mark Deadlines Amid COVID-19 update 1

(See here for the latest update) Three-month extensions of time for COVID-19 related delays are now freely available for most Australian patent and trade mark deadlines. Deadlines that cannot be met due to COVID-19 related ‘circumstances beyond the control of the person’ can now be extended with a simple electronic request via an electronic portal […]

Extending Australian patent and trade mark deadlines amid COVID-19 (update 3)

Extending Australian Patent And Trade Mark Deadlines Amid COVID-19 update 1

(See here for the latest update) Three-month extensions of time for COVID-19 related delays are now freely available for most Australian patent and trade mark deadlines. Deadlines that cannot be met due to COVID-19 related ‘circumstances beyond the control of the person’ can now be extended with a simple electronic request via an electronic portal […]

The demise of the innovation patent confirmed

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The demise of the innovation patent has been confirmed and a date has been set. Described by IP Australia as a ‘phase out’, innovation patent applications can still be filed but must benefit from an Australian non-provisional filing date (e.g. international filing date) no later than 25 August 2021; e.g. divisional patent applications for innovation […]

Extending Australian patent and trade mark deadlines amid COVID-19 (further update)

Extending Australian Patent And Trade Mark Deadlines Amid COVID-19 update 1

(See here for the latest update) Three-month extensions of time for COVID-19 related delays are now freely available for most Australian patent and trade mark deadlines. Deadlines that cannot be met due to COVID-19 related ‘circumstances beyond the control of the person’ can now be extended with a simple electronic request via an electronic portal […]

Extending Australian patent and trade mark deadlines amid COVID-19 (update)

Extending Australian Patent And Trade Mark Deadlines Amid COVID-19 update 1

(See here for the latest update) Three-month extensions of time for COVID-19 related delays are now freely available for most Australian patent and trade mark deadlines. For now, IP Australia (the Australian Patent and Trade Marks Office) has: provided standard text to be used in support of requests for extension of time; agreed to refund […]

Extending Australian patent and trade mark deadlines amid COVID-19

Extending Australian patent & trade mark deadlines

(See here for the latest update) IP Australia (the Australian Patent and Trade Marks Office) has not yet announced any measures specific to COVID-19. Fortunately, most* Australian patent and trade mark deadlines can be extended if they are missed, or cannot be met, “because of: a)  an error or omission by the person concerned or […]

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