We are pleased to advise that Michael Schwager has been appointed as the new Director General, IP Australia.
We are currently seeking input from interested parties on proposed changes to Australia’s IP legislation.
This year’s NAIDOC Week theme 'Because of Her, We Can!' recognises the active and significant role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played – and continue to play - at the community, local, state and national levels. We put a spotlight on some of Australia's top indigenous innovators.
As the end of the financial year approaches we often see an increase in reports of false billing and unsolicited invoices being sent to IP rights owners. It is important to know you are NOT obliged to pay their fees.
If you’re an innovative small or medium enterprise (SME), the Australian Government would like to hear from you. The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) has opened a consultation on commercialising intellectual capital.