16 March 2017

Our external financial supplier wasy experiencing technical issues earlier today. This has now been resolved. eServices is now available and successfully taking payments. We apologise for any inconvenience.

1 March 2017

We are working to upgrade our communication channels, to provide enhanced audio and video conferencing with our customers.

24 February 2017

We’re currently seeking the interest of qualified mediators to help small business resolve IP related disputes through a IP Mediation Referral Service.

10 February 2017

These changes are designed to align and streamline the processes for obtaining, maintaining and challenging IP rights.


21 March 2017

For the seventh year in a row, WIPO’s filing systems show appetite for international intellectual property (IP) has grown.

9 March 2017

The importation of counterfeit goods pose a great risk to Australian businesses. If you’re an intellectual property (IP) rights owner there are steps you can take to prevent their importation.

8 March 2017

To celebrate International Womens Day we want to acknowledge some pioneers with an intellectual property connection.

Person holding a smart phone
22 February 2017

There is so much to think about when starting a new business. Fortunately there is a new app available that ensures all your bases are covered. 


Thursday 30th March at 9:00am - Thursday 30th March at 10:00am

Trade marks for start-ups

Tuesday 4th April at 12:30pm - Tuesday 4th April at 1:30pm

Trade marks for start-ups

Thursday 6th April at 12:00pm - Thursday 6th April at 1:00pm

Trade marks for start-ups

Wednesday 19th April at 11:00am - Wednesday 19th April at 12:00pm

IP Australia will be offering this trade mark workshop via webinar.

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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: 9 February 2017
Published: 23 January 2017
Published: 4 January 2017
Published: 20 December 2016