Australia joins DAS for Designs

IP AustraliaYet another intellectual property office has joined DAS for industrial designs.  IP Australia will become both an Accessing Office and a Depositing Office for designs on November 1, 2019.

This brings to nine the number of Depositing Offices for designs.  This brings to eight the number of Accessing Offices for designs.  The Accessing Offices for designs are:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Georgia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • US

Conspicuously absent among the ID5 are:

  • Japan

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