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Published:
2 July 2020

We are experiencing delays in the examination of trade marks.

Published:
1 July 2020

This week IP Australia officially launched our new Customer Service Charter (CSC).

Published:
12 June 2020

The Australian Government, and in turn IP Australia is taking this issue seriously, activating necessary precautions in line with our Business Continuity Plan (BCP).

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Over the next 2-3 years we’ll be replacing our B2B and eServices application systems with a modern solution through our Transactional Digital Services (TDS) program.

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Over the next 2-3 years we’ll be replacing our B2B and eServices application systems with a modern solution through our Transactional Digital Services (TDS) program.

Latest

Over the next 2-3 years we’ll be replacing our B2B and eServices application systems with a modern solution through our Transactional Digital Services (TDS) program.

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.

You can stay informed about our public consultations here.

You can also view our Policy Register which contains a list of issues that IP Australia is considering or currently working on for policy action or legislative amendment. We invite you to view the register, comment on issues or submit new issues for us to consider.

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