We wish to thank all of our clients and colleagues for their support throughout 2021, as we acknowledge this has been another challenging year for most. As an appreciation for all of the hard work of the staff at FB Rice, we will be taking the opportunity to close for a few days over the Christmas and New Year period. Please also find closure dates for IP Australia and IPONZ offices during this period below.
We wish you all an enjoyable festive season and look forward to working with you throughout 2022.
Friday 24 December 2021 (Christmas Eve)
|Closed from 2pm AEDT|
|Monday 27 December 2020 (substitute holiday for Christmas Day)||Closed|
|Tuesday 28 December 2021 (substitute holiday for Boxing Day)||Closed|
|Wednesday 29 December 2021||Open|
|Thursday 30 December 2021||Open|
|Friday 31 December 2021 (New Year’s Eve)||Closed|
|Monday 3 January 2022 (substitute holiday for New Year’s Day)||Closed|
|Tuesday 4 January 2022||Open from 9am AEDT|
IP Australia will be closing down from Monday 27 December 2021 to Monday 3 January 2022 (inclusive), and will re-open at 9am AEDT on Tuesday 4 January 2022.
IPONZ will be closed from 5pm NZDT on Friday 24 December 2021, and will reopen at 8.30am NZDT on Wednesday 5 January 2022.
For filing deadlines over this period please refer to the relevant IP Office’s website via links above.