Because of Her, We Can! NAIDOC Week 2018
Published: 9 July 2018

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.

  • Corporate
Published: 22 June 2018

Update on request received for an extension of duration of Plant Breeder’s Rights

  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 29 May 2018

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.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Trade Mark Assist screens
Published: 4 May 2018
We've launched Trade Mark Assist, a tool that can help you through the process of protecting your brand in a few easy steps: Learn, search, apply.
  • Trade marks
Published: 19 April 2018

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.

  • Corporate
Published: 17 April 2018

We listened to your feedback and are happy to announce that the newly updated IP Toolkit is now live.

  • Corporate
Published: 5 April 2018

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.

  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
Published: 4 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.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Plant breeder's rights
Published: 29 March 2018

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.

  • Corporate
Published: 28 March 2018

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.

  • Corporate