Australia (AU)

General Information


TreatyEntry into Force
Madrid ProtocolJuly 11, 2001


Declarations made by Contracting Parties

Extension of the refusal period to 18 months Article 5(2)(b) of the Protocol
Possible notification of refusal, based on opposition, after the 18-month time limit Article 5(2)(c) of the Protocol
Charge individual fee (see list of fees and WIPO fee calculator) Article 8(7)(a) of the Protocol
Recording of licenses not provided for in the domestic law, so that the recording of licenses in the International Register has no effect Rule 20bis(6)(a)
The Office accepts to collect and forward fees to the International Bureau Rule 34(2)(b)

National/Regional Legislation

Trade Marks Act 1995, except Part 13, which the Australian Customs Service administers.

Trade Marks Regulations 1995

Trade Marks Office Manual of Practice and Procedure

Last updated on: October 10, 2016