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Published: 16 April 2021

To help patent applicants and filers to comply with WIPO Standard ST.26, WIPO has made available the WIPO Sequence (for applicants) tool. WIPO is providing webinars on ST.26 as well as the WIPO Sequence and Validator tools.

  • Patents
Published: 8 April 2021

IP Australia’s annual Customer Satisfaction Survey 2021 opens on Monday 12 April 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.

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Published: 7 April 2021

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. 

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  • Patents
Published: 6 April 2021

The latest update to our new online services is supporting a better experience for our trade mark customers.

  • Corporate
  • Trade marks
Published: 1 April 2021

The Australian Government, and in turn we are taking this issue seriously, activating necessary precautions in line with our Business Continuity Plan.

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Melbourne Design Week is across 26 March to 5 April this year. Visit over 300 exhibitions, talks, tours and workshops in Victoria and online.
Published: 9 March 2021

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.

  • Designs
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.

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  • Patents
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 3 March 2021

Online services will replace eServices from 1 July 2021. As a result, eServices will no longer be accessible from 30 June 2021. This means all customers will need to file and manage their IP rights in our new online services.

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  • 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.

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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.

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  • Designs