Administering registered intellectual property rights and the regulation of patent attorneys in Australia and New Zealand, and trademarks attorneys in Australia.
- Patents Act 1990
- Patents Regulations 1991
- Trade Marks Act 1995
- Trade Marks Regulations 1995
- Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994
- Plant Breeder’s Rights Regulations 1994
- Designs Act 2003
- Designs Regulations 2004
- Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987
- Olympic Insignia Protection Regulations 1993
- Intellectual property applicants and rights holders.
- Registered IP attorney profession.
Industry, Science and Resources
Internal to department / external entity
Ministerial Statement of Expectations date
9 February 2022 (not yet published)