How do you become an Australian patent attorney?
As regulated by the Patents Act 1990, to register as an Australian Patent Attorney, you must satisfy the following requirements:
- complete higher education studies in engineering, science or another field that relates to potentially patentable subject matter;
- have worked with a registered patent attorney or been employed in a company practicing patent matters on behalf of the company or been an examiner of patents for at least 12 months;
- have completed an accredited course concerning patents, trade marks and design registrations; and
- be an ordinary resident of Australia.
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