This year’s NAIDOC Week theme 'Because of Her, We Can!' recognises the active and significant role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played – and continue to play - at the community, local, state and national levels. We put a spotlight on some of Australia's top indigenous innovators.
If you’re an innovative small or medium enterprise (SME), the Australian Government would like to hear from you. The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) has opened a consultation on commercialising intellectual capital.
Our annual flagship publication, the Australian IP Report, shows 2017 was a strong year for trade mark and design applications. The report sets out trends and analysis on the use of the IP system by Australians in 2017.
Amendments to the New Zealand Patents Regulations 2014, Trade Mark Regulations 2003, Trade Marks (International Registration) Regulations 2012, and Design Regulations 1954 have entered into force as of 5 April 2018.
If you’re a start-up or small business looking to grow your business and expand overseas, you won’t want to miss our first ever IP Summit, Launch to export: take your ideas global.
IP Australia is pleased to publish Indigenous Knowledge: Issues for protection and management, a paper by Indigenous intellectual property (IP) firm Terri Janke and Company. This paper explores the relationship between tradition-based knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and issues of IP, cultural heritage and economic empowerment.
The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Bill 2018 was introduced to the House of Representatives on 28 March 2018, and is currently before the Parliament for consideration.