15 November 2019

Earlier in 2019, IP Australia sought public comment on the exposure draft of regulations to amend the Trade Marks

22 October 2019

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

1 November 2019

IP Australia is pleased to announce the extension of its digital library in the World Intellectual Property Organizat

1 November 2019

We are currently seeking your input on proposed options for improving the Australian designs system, to implement accepted recommendations from


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.


What you need to know if your trade mark is challenged webinar
Tuesday 3rd December at 1:00pm

Our webinar will explain trade mark oppositions and hearings. It will also provide you with the tools you will need if your trade mark is being opposed. 

Tuesday 10th December at 12:00pm - Tuesday 10th December 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.

Sunday 5th December

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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

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