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
Published: 15 December 2020

The upgrade of our online services is progressing well and many of our customers have switched over to start accessing IP Australia’s services via the new platform.

  • Corporate
Photo of a furniture designer at work
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
Published: 10 November 2020

We are improving the experience for our customers filing new design right applications. These improvements are being delivered as part of the upgrade of our online services platform – we are replacing our existing platform with a more modern, efficient digital experience to better meet your needs.

  • Corporate
  • 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
Published: 5 November 2020

IP Australia is proud to be a customer focused agency committed to continual improvement initiatives. Key to this commitment is listening to what you – our customers – think about our products and services.  

  • Corporate
PacificWave
Published: 28 October 2020

IP Australia has reached a significant milestone in receiving our 10,000th filing for our plant breeder's rights (PBR).

  • Plant breeder's rights