Trade mark filing fees increase

In May 2012, Shelston IP reported on various official fee increases for trade mark matters. Some of those increases will come into effect on 1 October 2012: Item (per class) Current Fee Fee from 1 October 2012 Electronic application – no pick list $160 $200 Electronic application – with pick list $120 $120 Electronic Series Trade Mark

Trade mark fee increases

IP Australia has recently announced increases in official fees for certain trade mark actions. The revised fee structure is designed to encourage use of “approved means” which are likely to be electronic and web-based transactions. Registration fees From 1 July 2012 trade mark registration fees will increase to from $250 to $300. Shelston IP’s usual practice