News

Published:
21 July 2017

This September IP Australia will enable the option to submit 3D model files with Design applications via our eServices channel.

Published:
10 July 2017

We’ve established an intellectual property (IP) Mediation Referral Service for IP right holders to access mediation providers as a low cost and effective alternative to resolve IP related disputes.

Published:
5 July 2017

The IP Toolkit was created to help businesses and researchers navigate complex intellectual property (IP) issues through a range of resources. The updated version of the IP Toolkit is now available and we would welcome your feedback.

Published:
5 July 2017

This year’s IP Statistics for Decision Makers (IPSDM) conference will take place in Mexico City, Mexico, on 14-15 November 2017, co-organised by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Blog

GovHack 2017 at the Canberra site
Published:
4 August 2017

This year there were over 2300 hackers who took part in GovHack. IP Australia’s bounty was the seemingly simple question: “What happened to my IP right?”

Published:
4 August 2017

The National Survey for Research Commercialisation (NSRC) is Australia’s only data collection to determine the research performance of the publicly funded research system. The NSRC data-set is extremely useful to those assessing the performance of Australia’s research system.

Published:
27 July 2017

We’ve developed a suite of videos to help you prepare for searching our trade mark database and conducting both quick and advanced searches.

Published:
28 June 2017

In our first guest blog, brand expert Christine Moody discusses how to protect your brand identity and important steps to consider before lodging a trade mark application.

Events

Tuesday 5th September at 12:00pm - Tuesday 5th September at 1:00pm

IP Australia is holding an introductory IP workshop via webinar. At 12:00pm on Tuesday 5 September 2017

Wednesday 13th September at 12:00pm - Wednesday 13th September at 1:00pm

Join us for an introductory trade marks workshop via webinar. At 12:00pm on Wednesday 13 September 2017

Thursday 5th October at 12:00pm - Thursday 5th October at 1:00pm

Join us for an introductory patents workshop via webinar. At 12:00pm on Thursday 5 October 2017

Tuesday 24th October at 12:00pm - Tuesday 24th October at 1:00pm

Join us for an introductory designs workshop via webinar. At 12:00pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017

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Case studies

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IP Australia design examiner Joe

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