News

Published: 22 May 2017

We recently announced that we are improving our customer correspondence across all intellectual property rights. The next phase of our work is the release of a series of new-look Oppositions and Hearings correspondence.

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Published: 11 May 2017

From 1 July 2017, the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994 (PBR Act) will apply in Norfolk Island. This is in line with the Australian Government’s commitment to implement comprehensive reform in Norfolk Island, providing the people there with the same rights and responsibilities as people in the rest of Australia. 

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  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 10 May 2017

Budget 2017-18

The Australian Government announced its 2017-18 Budget on Tuesday, 9 May 2017.

  • Corporate
Published: 9 May 2017

To help you turn your intellectual property (IP) into a product or service that will generate money for the economy we’ve developed a suite of online content that takes start-ups and small businesses in their early stages through the commercialisation steps they should consider.

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Published: 20 April 2017

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.

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Published: 20 April 2017

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.

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  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
Published: 26 April 2017

To celebrate, we focus on how innovation has improved people’s lives all over the world.

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  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 31 March 2017

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.

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Published: 28 March 2017

Information for customers affected by Cyclone Debbie.

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Published: 27 March 2017

We join forces with the University of Canberra and Pegasystems to offer a new program for talented information and communications technology students.

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