Published: 17 September 2020

The misuse of Indigenous Knowledge including art, culture, language or adopting a similar style is offensive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It can undermine cultural practices and affect the economic opportunities available for authentic products.

  • Corporate
  • Trade marks
Smiling male florist at plant nursery
Published: 8 September 2020

As we continue to strive to better serve our customers, we have developed a new online training suite to support qualified persons (QP) accredited to oversee plant breeder’s rights (PBR) applications in Australia.

  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 4 September 2020

The results are in…. 

Each year we invite our customers to participate in IP Australia’s Customer Satisfaction Survey. 

This survey is a key pillar of IP Australia’s performance framework and an important opportunity for us to gauge customers’ opinions and seek feedback on their experiences with us.    

  • Corporate
Government Crest
Published: 4 September 2020

The Australian Government has opened public consultations on a possible new geographical indications (GI) right.

  • Corporate
Published: 3 September 2020

We are upgrading our Trade Mark Classification Search. The upgrade provides an improved user interface which is now consistent with our other trade mark tools, making it easier to use for our customers.

  • Corporate
  • Trade marks
eServices replacement - building blocks
Published: 24 August 2020

We’re excited to announce that the development of our new online services platform has commenced.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 17 August 2020

It’s Scams Awareness Week! This Scams Awareness Week we are partnering with a number of Australian Government agencies and businesses to bring light on how to protect personal information and prevent identity crime.

  • Corporate
Published: 11 August 2020

We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of our Intellectual Property Government Open Data – IPGOD2020 – is now available on data.gov.au.

  • Corporate
Published: 10 August 2020

Counterfeit goods are costing Australian businesses which is why we teamed up with the National Rugby League (NRL) to trial our new Trust Badge, a digital stamp of authenticity.

  • Corporate
  • Trade marks
Published: 7 August 2020

IP Australia is changing some of our fees to ensure we continue to recover our costs from administering intellectual property (IP) rights and their associated legislation. The changes to our fees will commence from 12am AEST, 1 October 2020*.

  • Corporate