This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating the theme ‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’.
International Women’s Day celebrates women and mothers who care for family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged. Katie Stokes, Team Leader in the Trade Marks and Designs Group, shares her story as a mother and a carer to her daughter Bella.
The Registrar of Designs has been empowered to determine the formal requirements for designs applications by a non-legislative instrument.
After comprehensive consultation, the Registrar of Designs signed the Designs (Form and Means of Filing Documents) Instrument 2022 and the Designs (Formal Requirements) Instrument 2022.
Our latest research is an essential tool for policy makers and investors, as it breaks down the relationship between SMEs’ IP activity and the potential to achieve high growth in employment and turnover.
Under the Trade Marks Act 1995, the Registrar is required to advertise the outcomes, actions and status points of applications. These advertisements currently take place in the Australian Official Journal of Trade Marks via a daily publication of a PDF version of the Official Journal of Trade Marks, available on the IP Australia website.
The Australian and New Zealand Governments are conducting a review into the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Regulatory Regime.
IP Australia continues to support the global IP community by joining DESIGNview, an initiative of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
We are currently processing a high volume of new innovation patent filings. As a result, you may experience a delay in having your innovation patent granted.