Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No
Language: English
Translation Extension: N/A
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes:

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No
Language: English
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: • Details of the Priority Document are needed at filing.

Shelston IP

Established: 1859

Number of Professional Staff: 45

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Australia
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Australia

Shelston IP is one of the largest and most respected specialist intellectual property (IP) firms in Australia and New Zealand, providing comprehensive IP services and advice; focusing exclusively on the protection, management, commercialization and enforcement of IP, both locally and overseas.

The firm’s services range from filing and prosecuting patent applications to assignments, licensing, searching and watching, infringement and validity advice, and portfolio management. Shelston IP also provides renewals services, due diligence, oppositions, litigation support and commercialization advice.

Its tagline, ‘Mind to market’, reflects a crucial difference between Shelston IP and other firms. It encapsulates its thorough understanding of the processes involved in converting ideas and innovations into intellectual assets, and its appreciation of what it takes to successfully commercialize those assets.

Specialities

• Agribusiness
• Cleantech
• Fintech
• Material Sciences and Chemical Engineering
• Mining and Resources
• Pharmaceuticals
• Retail and Brands

Contact Information

Mail

Level 21, 60 Margaret Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000,
Australia

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FPA Patent Attorneys

Established: 1852

Number of Professional Staff: 30+

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Australia
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Australia

FPA Patent Attorneys is backed by the expertise, services and infrastructure of one of Australasia’s largest full-service corporate law firms. FPA provides expert advice on the creation, management, enforcement and commercialization of intellectual property rights, including patents and designs, in Australia and New Zealand. The firm also maintains a comprehensive renewals service. FPA has an established reputation for its commercial focus, and counts a number of blue-chip companies among its clients.

Specialities

• Agribusiness and Agrochemicals
• Analytical Instrumentation
• Biotechnology
• Building and Construction
• Chemical and Materials Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Consumer Product and Design
• Electronic and Electrical Engineering
• Energy
• Food, Beverages and FMCG
• Industrial Chemistry
• Information and Communication
• Manufacturing
• Mechanical Engineering
• Medical Technologies
• Mining and Resources
• Pharmaceuticals
• Physics
• Technologies

Contact Information

Mail

Level 42, 101 Collins Street,
Melbourne, VIC 3000,
Australia

Courier

Level 43, 101 Collins Street,
Melbourne, VIC 3000,
Australia

Adams Pluck

Established: 2006

Number of Professional Staff: 8

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Australia

Adams Pluck is a firm that is dedicated to helping its clients with the protection, maintenance, commercialization and enforcement of their intellectual property rights. If your business has a creative idea for a product or process, or has developed something that looks new in appearance, or is planning to market goods or services under a new brand, then this firm would like to hear from you.

It provides its clients with strategic advice needed to obtain registration of patents, designs and trademarks, as well as other forms of intellectual property, in any country of the world. Just as importantly, it helps its clients to take the right steps at the beginning to make sure that they do not infringe the intellectual property rights of others.

It has gathered a highly talented and experienced team of attorneys, who have extensive experience in their professional fields of science and engineering. Its aim is to become a trusted and integral advisor to its clients, to identify risks, and to locate opportunities. It operates in both Australia and New Zealand, and has offices in Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle.

Specialities

• Automotive Technology
• Bioinformatics
• Biotechnology
• Business Systems and Methods
• Computer Science
• Electrical
• Electro-Mechanics
• Information Technology (ICT)
• Life Sciences
• Mechanical
• Medical Devices
• Nanotechnology
• Optics
• Pharmaceutical
• Quantum Mechanics
• Renewable Energy
• Robotics
• Solar Energy
• Telecommunications
• Thermodynamics

Contact Information

Mail

P.O. Box 905,
Hornsby, NSW 2077,
Australia

Courier

Suite 4, Level 3,
20 George Street,
Hornsby, NSW 2077,
Australia