The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act passed into law on 15 April 2012 and the majority of provisions in the Act come into effect on 15 April 2013. IP Australia is highlighting the changes through the release of a summary of important legislative changes to help users of the patent system understand and prepare for the changes. The summary is attached here. More information can be obtained from your Attorney at Watermark at any time, or, if required, is invited at marketing@ipaustralia.gov.au by Friday 15 February.