17 October 2018

We are pleased to announce the availability of our 2018-19 Corporate Plan.

17 October 2018
24 September 2018
IP Australia is undergoing a large technology upgrade for trade marks, taking place from Friday 9 November to Tuesday 13 November 2018 (AEDT). During this, you will still be able to apply for an IP Right using our alternative lodgement service.
3 September 2018


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.

Presented by Mr Bill Ferris AC, Chair of Innovation and Science Australia
7 September 2018

The lecture was presented by Mr Bill Ferris AC, Chair of Innovation and Science Australia.

2018 INTA Asia-Pacific Conference
5 September 2018

The 2018 INTA Asia-Pacific Conference will be held in Sydney from October 11-12.


Tuesday 23rd October at 8:00am - Tuesday 23rd October at 5:00pm

Tech23 brings together investors, entrepreneurs and innovators, providing much-needed support to those tackling big challenges with tech.

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

Join us for an introduction to designs webinar at 12:00pm on Wednesday 24 October 2018

Thursday 25th October at 9:00am - Thursday 25th October at 5:00pm

We are excited to support IPBC Australasia 2018, being held in Melbourne on 25 October.

Wednesday 7th November at 12:00pm - Wednesday 7th November at 1:00pm

Join us for an introduction to trade marks webinar at 12:00pm on Wednesday 7 November 2018

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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: 27 November 2017
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Published: 24 August 2017