Designs Law Changes Now Enacted in Australia

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Liz Bodey

Following on from our article of 15 February 2021, which can be read here, the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 received Royal Assent on 10 September 2021.

The majority of the changes to designs law as outlined in the article will commence on

UAE to Join the Madrid Protocol

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Liz Bodey

In great news for companies that file trade marks internationally, the Government of the United Arab Emirates has agreed to join the Madrid Protocol from 28 December 2021.

The Madrid Protocol system makes it possible to protect a mark in a large number of countries by obtaining an