20 February 2019

IP legislation improvements come into effect on 24 February 2019, which will:

11 February 2019

IP Australia has identified updates to the a number of non-legislative instruments first published on 23 January 2019.

29 January 2019

We are currently seeking your feedback on which policy issues should be future priorities for changes to the IP rights system.

24 January 2019

IP Australia has responded to submissions to our recent consultation on the exposure draft of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivit


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.

Electric wave
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.


Wednesday 27th March at 12:00pm - Wednesday 27th March 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.

Thursday 28th March at 12:00pm - Thursday 28th March at 2:00pm

Starting and running your own business means dealing with a number of government agencies. Discover who you need to contact and what services they can offer by attending a FREE BizLinks seminar.

IP Summit 2019: our flagship event is back
Thursday 4th April at 9:00am - Thursday 4th April at 4:00pm

If you’re a start-up or small business looking to grow and expand overseas, you won’t want to miss it!

Wednesday 17th April at 12:00pm - Wednesday 17th April 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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The top three pieces of advice ex-Navy diver turned innovator Tim Lyons would give aspiring entrepreneurs on intellectual property (IP) would be: g

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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.