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Australian Trade Mark Search
28 May 2021

Under the Trade Marks Act 1995, the Registrar is required to advertise the outcomes, actions and statu

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29 April 2021

We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of our Intellectual Property Government Open Data – IPGOD2021 – is now available on

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29 April 2021

We’re pleased to announce the ninth edition of the Australian Intellectual Property (IP) Report is now available. 

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16 April 2021

To help patent applicants and filers to comply with WIPO Standard ST.26, WIPO has made available the WIPO Sequence (for applicants) tool. WIPO is providing webinars on ST.26 as well as the WIPO Sequence and Validator tools.



Understanding plant breeder's rights

Are you developing a new plant variety? You may want to protect your IP with a plant breeder’s right (PBR).  



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- Q&A


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.

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.

26 September 2018

Certification trade marks are a great way to differentiate your products in a crowded market. With the rise in consumer education of products; awareness, choice, origins, gluten free and ethical aspects of food are becoming increasingly important.

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Case studies


Acustico lighting creates products that are aesthetically innovative as well as having acoustic properties to assist with sound management.


Alperstein Designs collaborates with Aboriginal Artists & Art Centres around Australia, creating unique ranges of lifestyle gifts and homewares


Established in 2007, DesignByThem was founded by industrial designers Sarah Gibson and Nicholas Karlovasitis.


Ryan Tilley and Huy Nguyen came up with an innovative idea to allow wheelchair users to access the beach and other off-road areas.