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. Change of Ownership

Date Published

Most commonly, a change of ownership arises from the assignment of a patent.  When processing an assignment, it is not appropriate to reconsider the entitlement of the person previously recorded as the patentee (see George Stack v State of Queensland [1996] FCA 739).

Amended Reasons

Amended Reason Date Amended
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