Published: 5 May 2017

The month of May marks 30 years since the Plants Varieties Rights Act 1987 (PVR Act) commenced in Australia. Nearly 9000 applications for new plant varieties have been filed since its commencement.

Published: 24 April 2017

Life in Beijing: Australia’s first IP counsellor to China shares his updates

Published: 24 April 2017

When you apply to register a trade mark, you must provide a description of the goods and/or services you use or intend to use your trade mark for. We've redeveloped our Choose Wise video series to help you better understand which goods or services to choose in your trade mark application.

Published: 21 April 2017

There are many reasons a business may not formally register their intellectual property (IP). We take a look at other common ways businesses protect their unregistered or undisclosed IP.

Published: 21 April 2017

In this guest piece from Australia’s intellectual property (IP) Counsellor to China, David Bennett shares the commercial IP decisions to consider when taking your business to China.

Published: 21 April 2017

If you’re in the early stages of your business, it’s time to consider your commercialisation options. While intellectual property (IP) protection is important, an IP right doesn’t sell itself. You should have a commercialisation strategy in place for how you will make money from your IP.

Published: 20 April 2017

The Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) in collaboration with IP Australia, has released a whitepaper on protecting your IP overseas.

Published: 19 April 2017

World IP Day falls on Wednesday 26 April 2017. To celebrate, we take a look at Australian inventions that have profoundly improved people’s lives on a global scale.

Published: 30 March 2017

Lana Halperin, part of the team that developed and launched Australian Trade Mark Search, shares the journey of developing the new system.

Published: 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.