Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Amendment Act 2018

77 Schedule 1AA amended

In Schedule 1AA, after Part 1 (as inserted by section 6 of the Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016), insert:

Part 2 Transitional and savings provisions arising from Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Amendment Act 2018

4 New 1-year grace period applies only to public disclosures that occur on or after commencement

Section 9(1)(f) applies only to disclosures that occur on or after the commencement of section 72 of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Amendment Act 2018.

5 Sections 111A and 111B apply only if patent date is on or after commencement

Sections 111A and 111B (extension of term if unreasonable delay in granting patent) apply only to a patent with a patent date that is on or after the commencement of section 75 of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Amendment Act 2018.

6 Sections 111C to 111G apply only if marketing approval application is made on or after commencement

Sections 111C to 111G (extension of term if unreasonable curtailment of effective patent term as result of marketing approval process) apply only if the marketing approval application is made on or after the commencement of section 75 of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Amendment Act 2018.

Section 77: amended, on 26 October 2018, by section 15(1) of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 41).

Section 77: amended, on 26 October 2018, by section 15(2) of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 41).

Section 77: amended, on 26 October 2018, by section 15(3) of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 41).

Section 77: amended, on 26 October 2018, by section 15(4) of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 41).