In May 2012 a review of the Australian designs system was requested.
Australia’s Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) has been conducting this review and on 3 December 2014 released an Options Paper for...more
The final report on the review of the innovation patent system by the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) has been published . ACIP was unable to recommend retention or abolition of the innovation patent system. ...more
Australia’s current Designs Act was passed in 2003 and commenced in 2004. Given its age, and concerns that have been raised over the years, the Australian Government has appointed an independent body – The Advisory Council on...more
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