Published: 1 November 2019

IP Australia is pleased to announce the extension of its digital library in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)'s Digital Access Service (DAS) to trade marks and designs as of 1 November 2019.

  • Trade marks
  • Designs
Published: 1 November 2019

We are currently seeking your input on proposed options for improving the Australian designs system, to implement accepted recommendations from ACIP’s review of the designs system. The consultation covers three topics:

  • Designs
Published: 15 October 2019

Have your say! Are you exporting, manufacturing or doing business in Asia?

We invite you to take part in a survey to share your experience with IP in Asia. We’re seeking information on the strategies you used to protect your IP, where you looked for information, who guided you, and what the outcomes were.

  • Corporate
Published: 26 September 2019

We have launched a secure and scalable platform providing the capability for global access to cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) tools and services.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
Published: 19 September 2019

On 13 September 2019, the Full Court of the Federal Court issued their decision in Encompass Corporation Pty Ltd v InfoTrack Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 161. 

  • Patents
Published: 16 September 2019

 

The Government is seeking to phase out the innovation patent, as over time it has not achieved its intended objective. Economic evidence shows that the innovation patent system has a net cost of $11M per year to all Australian business, fails to incentivise research and development, and allows big business to block small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from innovating.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
Published: 3 September 2019

Amendments to the Patents Regulations 1991 will come into effect on 25 September 2019, which will simplify the filling of translations of patent documents and certificates of verification.

  • Patents
Published: 3 September 2019

Building on recent reviews of the registered designs system in Australia, IP Australia has begun a holistic review of the design ecosystem: The Designs Review Project.

  • Designs
Published: 27 August 2019

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews today released the consultation report titled Protection of Indigenous Knowledge in the Intellectual Property System.

  • Corporate
Published: 12 August 2019

In June 2018 the Australian Government launched negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European-Union (EU). As part of the agreement, the EU are asking for Australia to protect a list of EU geographical indications (GIs).

  • Corporate