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8 April 2021

IP Australia’s annual Customer Satisfaction Survey 2021 opens on Monday 12 April 2021. Customers who have conducted transactions with IP Australia in the past 12 months (via online services) will receive an email from Orima Research (the organisation administering the survey on behalf of IP Australia) with a link to complete the survey online.

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7 April 2021

We are currently processing a high volume of new innovation patent filings. As a result, you may experience a delay in having your innovation patent granted. 

6 April 2021

The latest update to our new online services is supporting a better experience for our trade mark customers.

9 March 2021

The latest update to our online services is here, and it features an improved experience for our patent and plant breeder's rights customers.




In this webinar you'll hear from the team about:

- Program Update
- New features
- What’s Next
- Quick Poll
- Q&A

IP Australia and WIPO

Are you thinking of filing an international registration using the Madrid System?


In this webinar you'll hear from Engagement Manager Josh Burns about:


Sunday 5th December

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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
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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29 November 2018

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

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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Case studies

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Are you a small or medium business wondering what intellectual property (IP) is and how it might help you grow and protect your enterprise?

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Fifth-generation apple grower, Allan McLean, shares his experience applying for plant breeder's rights and his top tips for success.
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Knog manufactures the world’s most powerful silicone headlight and other innovative products

Co-founder of a successful textile technology business, Murray Height, shares some insights from his collaboration with researchers. According to Murray, the relationship is more important than an agreement on intellectual property (IP). Of course, it is still fundamental.