From today it is possible to file patent applications electronically at IP Australia. Since the official fee for filing an application electronically is AU$100 lower than for paper filing, electronic filing is now FB Rice's preferred approach.
However, when filing electronically, it is necessary to make a declaration about entitlement at filing. So that we can attend to electronic filing, when sending through instructions, please confirm the following:
If we do not receive confirmation of entitlement in sufficient time before the filing deadline, we will file the application in paper form.