Read the Code of Conduct Health Check Report and the Board’s Response
In 2021, the Board engaged Professor Andrew Christie to conduct a health check of the Code of Conduct for Trans-Tasman Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys 2018. Professor Christie found no major issues with the Code, but did identify some scope to provide more guidance on the provisions of the Code, as well as other actions to increase awareness and understanding of the Code.
Read Professor Christie’s report and the Board’s response to his recommendations
Read the highlights from the April Board meeting
In this post-meeting communique, we share a brief run-down of matters before the Board at its most recent meeting. If you have any feedback about the communique, or feedback for the Board more generally, please feel free to share it via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chair’s 2020-2021 Annual Report
The Chair of the TTIPAB is pleased to provide a report on the Board's functions and responsibilities for 2020-2021. The report includes statistics on the applications considered, total number of registration, and more. These statistics show a continuing interest in the IP attorney profession across both Australia and New Zealand.
Read the report here
Open Letter to the IP Attorney Profession
A letter providing an update on the progress of the TTIPA regime since it commenced in 2017, from the Chair of the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board, the Designated Manager and Director General of IP Australia, and the New Zealand Commissioner of Patents. Read more