First registered design in Australia

To many Australians, the name Albert Holdsworth may not mean much.

He was credited on 10 January 1907 as the man who came up with a design for a combination overall garment.

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Melbourne’s IP Forum on Designs

Designer IP - challenges and opportunities in securing Australia's creative economy. The forum heard from three outstanding speakers; Dr Brandon Gien from Good Design Australia, Gerard White from Breville, and Gavin Lovie from IP Australia.

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IP Government Open Data

We have published the first release of the Intellectual Property Government Open Data project. For the first time, over 100 years of records held by us are publicly and freely available.Read more