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Published:
26 April 2019

IP Australia’s latest initiative, the Intellectual Property Data Platform, enables researchers and policy makers to investigate and interrogate data in a powerful cloud-based analytical environment to make decisions and to create economic and policy insights involving IP rights, trade and innovation.

Published:
11 April 2019

We’re pleased to release the seventh edition of the Australian Intellectual Property (IP) Report, now with enhanced data visualisations.

Published:
5 April 2019

IP Australia is conducting a fee review. This review is your opportunity to have your say on our fees and fee structure.

Thursday 27th June at 3:00pm - Thursday 27th June at 4:30pm

Are you an IP Attorney, Business Advisor, IP Search Professional or Incubator Hub Mentor? We’re coming to you to demonstrate the Australian Design Search system – the system that will replace Australian Designs Data Searching (ADDS) in 2019.

Tuesday 9th July at 12:00pm - Tuesday 9th July at 1:00pm

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.

Thursday 11th July at 12:00pm - Thursday 11th July at 1:00pm

In this webinar Wei Xin will share her insights into China contract essentials for Australian legal professionals

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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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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We have also published a beta version of a register of issues that IP Australia is considering or working on for policy action or legislative amendment. You can view the register, comment on individual issues or submit new issues.

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