Archive | Changes to trade mark legislation

Trademark Attorney – Amendments to Trade Marks Act – 25 August 2018

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018 The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018 (the “IP Laws Amendment Act 2018”) received assent on 24 August 2018. Certain provisions came into force on 25 August 2018 and the remaining provisions will take effect […]

Trademark Registration-IP Australia Fee Changes

IP Australia has confirmed fee changes to take effect from 10 October 2016 and 28 October 2016 as summarised below. Trade Marks For trade mark applications filed on or after 10 October 2016, no registration fee will be payable. Filing fees will increase by $130 per class and renewal fees will increase by $100 per […]

Trademark Attorney Australia – Changes to Trade Mark Law 15 April 2013

Changes to Australian trade mark law take effect from 15 April 2013 The changes to Australian trade mark law arising from the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 take effect from 15 April 2013. The Regulations implementing these changes have been finalised and detailed information is available from the IP Australia website […]