Patent & Trade Mark
21 Apr 2017
In February 2017, the long awaited agreement between the Australian and New Zealand governments to standardize the regulation of the patent attorney profession came in to effect. Part of this process was the establishment of a Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board and a review of the Attorneys’ Code of Conduct. The Board is now undertaking the review of the Code and must make any appropriate amendments by February 2018, based on industry consultation and comment. In addition, the Board will undertake a review of the Code’s conflict of interest provisions. Read more

19 Apr 2017
FB Rice is excited to partner with the Royal Australian Chemical Institute for the Connecting Academia and Industry seminar on May 18.Read more

12 Apr 2017
The Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth offices of FB Rice will be closed on the following days due to Australian national public holidays: Friday 14th April 2017 – Good Friday Monday 17th April 2017 – Easter Monday Tuesday 25th April 2017 – ANZAC DayRead more

06 Apr 2017
The Australian Government has released the National Science Statement setting out its long term vision and objectives for Australian science as part of the overarching National Innovation and Science Agenda.Read more


Patent Process in Australia

Innovation Patent Application Process in Australia

Patent Opposition in Australia

Trade Mark Process in Australia

Design Registration in Australia

Patent Process in New Zealand