Code of Conduct Review
The Trans-Tasman IP Attorney Board has progressed Phase 2 of this Review and released a draft Code of Conduct 2018 and draft Guidelines to the Code of Conduct 2018 for public consultation.
Certificates for the trans-Tasman patent attorney regime
Certificates for the trans-Tasman patent attorney regime are to be issued to registered individual patent attorneys and incorporated patent attorneys in October 2017 once the 2017-2018 registration period is completed.
Trans-Tasman attorney regime
A single patent attorney regulatory regime between Australia and New Zealand came into force on 24 February 2017.