On 30 July 2021, the Federal Court found in Thaler v Commissioner of Patents  FCA 879 that, for the purposes of the Patents Act 1990 (Cth), an artificial intelligence (AI) system could be named as an inventor on a patent application.
The Australian Government, and in turn we are taking this issue seriously, activating necessary precautions in line with our Business Continuity Plan.
Are you thinking about importing plant varieties from overseas? Or do you just want to learn more about protecting your new variety? We have some great advice for you.
The recent Federal Court decision in Ono Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd v Commissioner of Patents  FCA 643 (11 June 2021) considered IP Australia’s patent term extension (PTE) provisions. The decision has been appealed by the Commissioner.
Restrictive trade measures are increasing across G20 countries. Growing and diversifying Australia’s exports is crucial to ensuring our future as a result. Our latest research shows how Australian manufacturers use IP. In particular, how they diversify exports, navigate trade barriers and seize market opportunities.
IP Australia’s annual Customer Satisfaction Survey 2021 has been extended until close of business Thursday 6 May 2021. Customers who have conducted transactions with IP Australia in the past 12 months (via online services) will receive an email from ORIMA Research (the organisation administering the survey on behalf of IP Australia) with a link to complete the survey online.
We’re pleased to announce the ninth edition of the Australian Intellectual Property (IP) Report is now available.
We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of our Intellectual Property Government Open Data – IPGOD2021 – is now available on data.gov.au.
We want to better connect designers with the IP resources they need now and have partnered with the Design Institute of Australia and the Australian Fashion Council to host a series of events.