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Published:
19 September 2019

On 13 September 2019, the Full Court of the Federal Court issued their decision in Encompass Corporation Pty Ltd v InfoTrack Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 161. 

Published:
16 September 2019

 

Published:
4 September 2019

We are experiencing a significant increase in the number of trade mark application filings.

Tuesday 1st October at 12:00pm - Tuesday 1st October 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.

China webinar- 11 October
Friday 11th October at 12:00pm - Friday 11th October at 1:00pm

Join David Bennett, IP Counsellor to China and guest speaker Oliver Lutze, Principal and China Country Manager at Spruson & Ferguson, for a webinar on patent protection in China. This technical webinar is intended to help Australian patent attorneys understand the Chinese patent system, and use it more effectively.

Wednesday 16th October at 12:00pm - Wednesday 16th October at 1:00pm

If you have an idea worth protecting our patents webinar will help you to understand what you need to know to protect your product or invention.

Published:
19 March 2019

In order to understand the impact of legal decisions such as D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc. [2015] HCA 35 (‘Myriad’) on genetic diagnostic testing, IP Australia commissioned the Centre for Law and Genetics at the University of Tasmania to undertake an investigation into this area.

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.

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