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Published:
11 January 2019

We are currently seeking input on proposed changes to Australia’s trade marks regulations.

Published:
7 January 2019

Public consultation on proposed changes to the IP regulations has now closed. Thank you to all who provided submissions.

Published:
2 January 2019

On 19 December 2018, the New Zealand Government announced it was seeking submissions on lists of Geographical Indications (GIs) that the European U

Wednesday 6th February at 12:00pm - Wednesday 6th February at 1:00pm

Find out how IP in computing technologies can be protected, as well as other IP management considerations relevant to every tech start-up.

Wednesday 20th February at 12:00pm - Wednesday 20th February at 12:45pm

In this short 45 minute webinar we will give you the tools you need to help you understand the basics of patents, trade marks and designs so you can understand how IP can apply to your business and what your next steps might be.

Wednesday 6th March at 12:00pm - Wednesday 6th March at 1:00pm

Our trade marks webinar explains the basics of trade mark protection, what can and can’t be trade marked and what to consider before you invest in your brand. You will also learn how to register for a trade mark should you decide to apply.

WIPO fellow 2018 Janette Yeung
Published:
20 December 2018

It’s the people that make any workplace a success. That’s why we’ve decided to run a short series where we focus the spotlight on some of our remarkable staff. Here we feature this year’s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Fellowship recipient Janette Yeung.

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Published:
29 November 2018

We take you through the technical details of the second edition release of IPGOD 2018 and our new data product IPLORD.

Published:
10 October 2018

Noel Chambers, CEO of the National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI), explains the value of our latest Patent Analytics Hub report in this guest blog.

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