Patent Type

Innovation Patent

Cost

980
AUD

Term

8
Years

Examination

  • Required prior to enforcement.
  • Can be requested by an Applicant or a 3rd party.

Acceptable Priority Claims

  • PCT (after publication)
  • Paris Convention (within 12 months from first filed Chinese application)

Included

  • Our Service Fees for filing and reporting granted patent
  • Official Fees for filing and grant
  • Priority claims
  • Entitlement claim

Not Included in Cost

  • English translation with statement from your translator that it is a true and correct translation
  • Obtaining priority documents and providing translations
  • Claim reduction (a maximum of 5 claims is allowed)
  • Examination (not required applicant wants to enforce rights)
  • Specification amendments (if required)
  • Order of applicants or inventors (cannot be changed with IP Australia)
  • Lodgement of any assignment (not necessary)
  • Renewals ($360/year plus official fees from the second anniversary of the filing date)

Acceptable Subject Matter

  • Product or process