Published: 22 June 2018

Update on request received for an extension of duration of Plant Breeder’s Rights

  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 30 May 2018

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.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 29 May 2018

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.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 15 May 2018

Our flagship open data resource, the Intellectual Property Government Open Data (IPGOD), has just had its 2018 update.

  • Corporate
Trade Mark Assist screens
Published: 4 May 2018
We've launched Trade Mark Assist, a tool that can help you through the process of protecting your brand in a few easy steps: Learn, search, apply.
  • Trade marks
Published: 3 May 2018

We’re migrating our older electronic patent records in our backend systems as part of an ongoing program of work to modernise and transform service delivery for the benefit of customers and staff.

  • Patents
Published: 19 April 2018

Our annual flagship publication, the Australian IP Report, shows 2017 was a strong year for trade mark and design applications. The report sets out trends and analysis on the use of the IP system by Australians in 2017.

  • Corporate
Published: 17 April 2018

We listened to your feedback and are happy to announce that the newly updated IP Toolkit is now live.

  • Corporate
Published: 5 April 2018

Amendments to the New Zealand Patents Regulations 2014, Trade Mark Regulations 2003, Trade Marks (International Registration) Regulations 2012, and Design Regulations 1954 have entered into force as of 5 April 2018.

  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
Published: 4 April 2018

If you’re a start-up or small business looking to grow your business and expand overseas, you won’t want to miss our first ever IP Summit, Launch to export: take your ideas global.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights