History of Australian Patents

“IP Australia celebrates 110 years this year. We saw this as an opportunity to share some of our history with you, starting with a look into patents in Australia.”

The system of granting patents in the Australian colonies was originally based on British Law. In the early days of our country’s history inventors were required to apply to England for patent registration and protection.

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Dream Shield: Communicating IP to Indigenous Business

Dream Shield seeks to encourage Indigenous entrepreneurs to consider what makes their business special, and to make informed decisions about protecting it.

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Electronic Correspondence is here

Registered eServices users can now access and download patents correspondence from IP Australia in PDF format. This first release only applies to registered eServices customers.

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