Joint Patent Attorney Registration Regime In Force from 24th February 2017
Increased regulation of patent attorney conduct soon to commence...
On the 24th January 2017 the Patents (Trans-Tasman Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016 Commencement Order 2017 was made. It brings Part 2 of the Patents (Trans-Tasman Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016 into force on 24th February 2017. In particular, it brings into force from that date the joint registration regime with Australia for patent attorneys.