You will require this registration if you intend to practise as a patent attorney in Australia and / or New Zealand. Registration as a patent attorney allows practitioners to undertake the full range of functions available under the legislation, including rights to practice and to title. With limited exceptions, only registered patent attorneys are allowed to undertake patents work in Australia and / or New Zealand.
Registration allows clients to claim a right of privilege for communications with their attorneys.
A company may register as an incorporated patent attorney.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.