Australia Now International Search Authority for US-Filed PCT Applications
Effective 01 November 2008, applicants may select IP Australia (IPAU) as the International Searching Authority (ISA) in international applications filed in the United States Receiving Office (RO/US). The search fee for requesting IPAU as the ISA will be $1514 (Fee Code: 1712). The revised PCT Fee Schedule will be posted at: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/dapps/pct/fees.htm. See the press release at: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/com/speeches/08-36.htm.