Welcome to the new version of the Patents Manual. Please note there are changes to the numbering and sequence of the chapters and pages in the manual. You are encouraged to take the time to explore and familiarise yourself with this new structure. Amendments while a decision of the Commissioner is being appealed

Date Published

​​​​​​​Under s112A, an amendment is not allowable if there is a pending (upcoming or in progress) appeal to a Court against a decision of the Commissioner.

Examination practice

If a request to amend an application under s104 is filed while an opposition decision is being appealed, the Commissioner will refuse the request.

See also Circumstances where an amendment cannot be processed.

Amended Reasons

Amended Reason Date Amended

Published for testing

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