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Government Response to Productivity Commission inquiry released

The Australian Government has published its response to the Productivity Commission’s final report on Australia’s Intellectual Property (IP) Arrangements. IP Australia has now commenced public consultation on implementation.


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Published:
25 August 2017

The Australian Government has published its response to the Productivity Commission’s final report on Australia’s Intellectual Property (IP) Arrangements.

Published:
22 September 2017

IP Australia’s virtual assistant ‘Alex’ has been recognised at the 4th Annual Intelligent Assistant Awards in San Francisco.

Published:
11 September 2017

Currently in a beta release trial period ending on 16 March 2018.

Tuesday 24th October at 12:00pm - Tuesday 24th October at 1:00pm

Join us for an introductory designs workshop via webinar. At 12:00pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017

Wednesday 8th November at 12:00pm - Wednesday 8th November at 1:00pm

IP Australia is holding an introductory IP workshop via webinar. At 12:00pm on Wednesday 8 November 2017

Tuesday 14th November at 12:00pm - Tuesday 14th November at 1:00pm

Join us for an introductory designs workshop via webinar. At 12:00pm on Tuesday 14 November 2017

Dogs
Published:
20 October 2017

From wearable devices to ‘smart’ doggy doors, here’s our pick of tech innovations aimed at keeping your four-legged companions safe, happy and healthy!

Published:
17 October 2017

In this blog post, we take a look at where some of the winners from Canberra’s largest entrepreneurship program, InnovationACT, are today.

Published:
13 October 2017

Each year we invite you to share your experience and satisfaction of our products and services to help influence what future work we do to. We’d like to thank you for participating in our 2017 customer satisfaction survey and giving us valuable insights that enable us to innovate and adapt to the changing needs of our customers.

Public consultations

As part of our commitment to improving our agency and the Australian intellectual property system, we regularly call for submissions from the public.

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