Consultation on Practice Note about File Ownership
File ownership has been an issue in a number of recent complaints before the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board (the Board). The Board has developed a draft Practice Note to assist registered attorneys to understand their obligations in this matter. The Board is seeking comments on this draft prior to the Practice Note being finalised.
The closing date for receiving comments is 31 May 2019.
Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board Vacancy: New Zealand Chairperson
The New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has commenced a recruitment process to appoint a New Zealand Chairperson to the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board.
If you are interested in applying for the position, you can find the position description and how to apply on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s careers website. You will need to complete the online application form and upload your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for becoming the Chairperson. Expressions of Interest close at 5 pm (NZST) on 4 June 2019.
IP Australia Fee Review
A public consultation period is now open for submissions until COB 16 May 2019.
For more information or to be involved, please see the Fee Review 2019-2020 webpage on the IP Australia website.