Published: 9 March 2021
The latest update to our online services is here, and it features an improved experience for our patent and plant breeder's rights customers.
  • Corporate
  • Patents
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 3 March 2021

Online services will soon replace eServices. This means all customers will need to file and manage their IP rights in our new online services.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
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Published: 2 March 2021

IP Australia’s Indigenous Knowledge Consultations 2021 are now open until 25 May 2021.

  • Corporate
eServices replacement - building blocks
Published: 21 January 2021

We are upgrading our online services platform to provide a more modern, intuitive and streamlined digital experience. Over recent months, we have been working hard to enhance your experience applying for a new design right.

  • Corporate
  • Designs
Published: 11 January 2021

We are experiencing delays in the examination of trade marks.

  • Trade marks
Published: 18 December 2020

Our office will be closing for Christmas at 5.00 pm AEDT on Thursday, 24 December 2020. We will re-open at 9.00 am AEDT on Monday, 4 January 2021.

  • Corporate
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Published: 3 December 2020

On 2 December 2020 the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 was introduced into the Senate and is currently before Parliament for consideration. Find out more about how this Bill may benefit you.

  • Designs
Crimson Snow apple
Published: 16 November 2020

Do you want to learn more about commercialising your plant breeder’s right (PBR) overseas? We spoke to fifth-generation apple grower, Allan McLean, about how he found success overseas with his apple variety.

  • Plant breeder's rights
Aboriginal Scientist
Published: 12 November 2020

As part of IP Australia’s Indigenous Knowledge Work Plan 2020-21, and in preparation for next year’s consultations, we’ve published two new research papers by Terri Janke and Company.

  • Corporate
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
Austrade free trade agreements
Published: 10 November 2020

As part of their digital service offering, Austrade have worked with their partners to develop Free Trade Advantage. This online platform brings together practical advice and resources to help businesses understand Australia’s free trade agreements (FTA), and help new and experienced exporters to navigate the FTA process. 

  • Corporate