Thank you to all who provided submissions to our recent consultation on the Exposure Draft Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2017 and Regulations. IP Australia has decided to put these legislative proposals on hold, until after the Government has finalised its response to the Productivity Commission’s report into Australia’s intellectual property arrangements.
Anzac Day, 25 April, goes beyond the anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli in 1915. It‘s the day on which we remember Australians who served and lost their lives in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations.
On Thursday 23 March a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between IP Australia and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China.
We join forces with the University of Canberra and Pegasystems to offer a new program for talented information and communications technology students.
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.
We are working to upgrade our communication channels, to provide enhanced audio and video conferencing with our customers.
We’re currently seeking the interest of qualified mediators to help small business resolve IP related disputes through a IP Mediation Referral Service.
These changes are designed to align and streamline the processes for obtaining, maintaining and challenging IP rights.