Published: 7 August 2020

IP Australia is changing some of our fees to ensure we continue to recover our costs from administering intellectual property (IP) rights and their associated legislation. The changes to our fees will commence from 12am AEST, 1 October 2020*.

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Published: 27 July 2020

New portal to support Australian small and medium enterprises protect their inventions.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
Published: 23 July 2020

We are seeking your views on an exposure draft of the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill and Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Regulations (‘draft legislation’).

  • Corporate
Published: 13 July 2020

IP Australia is pleased to announce a new arrangement with American Express, that now sees IP Australia accepting American Express as an alternative payment method.

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Published: 1 July 2020

This week IP Australia officially launched our new Customer Service Charter (CSC). The new CSC was developed following a review in late 2019. Over 100 key stakeholders provided feedback during the review process, and the result is a vastly streamlined and simplified CSC.

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  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 12 June 2020

As part of IP Australia’s response to the COVID-19 situation, changes to the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Fee Exemptions) Regulations 2020, have been made.

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  • Trade marks
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 20 May 2020

Challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting many of our customers, and Australian businesses are quickly learning to adapt to their changing circumstances.

  • Trade marks
Published: 12 May 2020

Good quality patent examination is a key foundation of a credible patent system. It clearly defines the scope of legal protection and parameters of a patent and provides confidence to applicants in making commercial decisions based on the examination outcomes.

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  • Patents
Published: 8 May 2020

​​​​​​​We recently updated our WIPO notices to include a reminder about appointing an Australian address for service where this is necessary.

  • Trade marks
Published: 6 May 2020

At IP Australia, we’ve been thinking about how to pivot our technical and scientific expertise to help fight the global pandemic. Today we are pleased to release a package of patent information products to help researchers and decision-makers identify know-how, supply and manufacturing capability in COVID-19.

  • Corporate