News

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.

Published:
4 April 2019

Consultation has now closed on the exposure draft of the Trade Marks Amendment (Division of International Registrations and Other Measures) Regulations 2019.

Published:
26 March 2019

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

Published:
26 March 2019

New regulations that will simplify the filing of translations of patent documents will come into effect on 25 September 2019, following the registr

Blog

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.

Electric wave
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.

Events

Tuesday 30th April at 12:00pm - Tuesday 30th April 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.

Tuesday 14th May at 12:00pm - Tuesday 14th May 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.

Wednesday 29th May at 12:00pm - Wednesday 29th May 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.

Wednesday 12th June at 12:00pm - Wednesday 12th June at 1:00pm

Our understanding designs webinar will explain how a registered design will help you to protect the look of your product. It will also give you the tools you need to help you apply for a design.

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Case studies

The top three pieces of advice ex-Navy diver turned innovator Tim Lyons would give aspiring entrepreneurs on intellectual property (IP) would be: g

Pictured: innovators and former University of NSW (UNSW) graduates, Julian Chow and Alfred Boyadgis with their smart helmet system the Alpine F

It may feel like you’re traversing a minefield in cross country skis when you go to register your trade mark but it really shouldn’t be a difficult

IP Australia design examiner Joe

Design examiners are often the first point of contact for many of the most ingenious innovations originating in Australia.

Official notices

Published: 4 April 2019
Published: 14 February 2019
Published: 11 February 2019
Published: 11 February 2019