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Partner Mark Teoh recognised as a leading individual for patent prosecution in IAM Patent 1000-2021

Laminar IP is very pleased to announce that Partner Mark Teoh has been recognised as a leading individual for patent prosecution in the 2021...

IP Australia extends period for requesting COVID-19 streamlined extensions of time to 31 July 2020

As previously report in our post on 15 May 2020, IP Australia introduced a new streamlined process for extension of time requests to assist...

Streamlined extensions of time available in Australia due to COVID-19 disruptions

IP Australia has introduced a new streamlined process for extension of time requests to assist applicants who have been impacted by COVID-19. Up until...

COVID-19: IP Australia Update

At this stage, IP Australia remains open and operates as per usual. However, hearings will no longer be held in person due to current...

New Zealand fee changes

Changes to patent and trade mark fees in New Zealand came into effect on 13 February 2020. As discussed in our previous article, the...

Australia begins to phase out the innovation patent system

File your innovation patent applications by 26 August 2021 The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2019...

Filing requirements for patent applications in Australia

This article explains the documents required to file a patent application in Australia, using either the Paris Convention route or PCT route. The formal...

Patent fees increasing for New Zealand

The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand recently announced that official fees for patents will be increasing on 13 February 2020. Tips to avoid...

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