Michael Schwager
Published: 9 August 2018

We are pleased to advise that Michael Schwager has been appointed as the new Director General, IP Australia.

  • Corporate
Published: 31 July 2018

On 31 May 2018, PageUp People Limited (PageUp) announced that it was investigating a security incident.

  • Corporate
Published: 25 July 2018
We have created a suite of resources to assist Australian businesses entering the United States (US) market.
  • Trade marks
Published: 23 July 2018

We are currently seeking input from interested parties on proposed changes to Australia’s IP legislation.

  • Corporate
Because of Her, We Can! NAIDOC Week 2018
Published: 9 July 2018

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.

  • Corporate
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