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