Published: 24 January 2019

IP Australia has responded to submissions to our recent consultation on the exposure draft of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Regulations 2018.

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Published: 24 January 2019

The potential effects of Brexit on IP rights is outlined by the UK Government at GOV.UK.

We encourage individuals and businesses with IP rights that currently apply across all member states of the EU to stay informed through the UK Government website, and to seek commercial or legal advice as necessary

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  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 23 January 2019

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018 (IP Amendment Act) moves a number of filing, formality and fee paying requirements to non-legislative instruments.

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  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 11 January 2019

We are currently seeking input on proposed changes to Australia’s trade marks regulations.

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  • Trade marks
Published: 7 January 2019

Public consultation on proposed changes to the IP regulations has now closed. Thank you to all who provided submissions.

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Published: 2 January 2019

On 19 December 2018, the New Zealand Government announced it was seeking submissions on lists of Geographical Indications (GIs) that the European Union is asking New Zealand to protect as part of negotiations for a free trade agreement. The lists include GIs for a range of foodstuffs, spirits and wines.

What is a Geographical Indication?

  • Trade marks
Published: 20 December 2018

Our office will be closing for Christmas at 5.00 pm AEDT on Monday, 24 December 2018. We will re-open at 9.00 am AEDT on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

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Published: 17 December 2018

We want to make it easier for you to understand what IP protection is right for you and how you can register for your own IP rights. Enter Upskill.

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Published: 13 December 2018

New Patent Analytics Hub report on Blockchain innovation – trends, innovators and filing hot spots revealed

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  • Patents
Published: 12 December 2018

From 29 March to 31 May 2018, IP Australia conducted a public consultation on an economic analysis of the estimated impacts of Australia joining the Hague Agreement for designs. We have now published a response to the submissions.

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  • Designs