IP Australia is pleased to announce a new arrangement with American Express, that now sees IP Australia accepting American Express as an alternative payment method.
This week IP Australia officially launched our new Customer Service Charter (CSC). The new CSC was developed following a review in late 2019. Over 100 key stakeholders provided feedback during the review process, and the result is a vastly streamlined and simplified CSC.
As part of IP Australia’s response to the COVID-19 situation, changes to the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Fee Exemptions) Regulations 2020, have been made.
Challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting many of our customers, and Australian businesses are quickly learning to adapt to their changing circumstances.
Good quality patent examination is a key foundation of a credible patent system. It clearly defines the scope of legal protection and parameters of a patent and provides confidence to applicants in making commercial decisions based on the examination outcomes.
At IP Australia, we’ve been thinking about how to pivot our technical and scientific expertise to help fight the global pandemic. Today we are pleased to release a package of patent information products to help researchers and decision-makers identify know-how, supply and manufacturing capability in COVID-19.
We’re pleased to announce the eighth edition of the Australian Intellectual Property (IP) Report is now available.
The Australian Government, and in turn IP Australia is taking this issue seriously, activating necessary precautions in line with our Business Continuity Plan (BCP).