Published: 2 January 2019

On 19 December 2018, the New Zealand Government announced it was seeking submissions on lists of Geographical Indications (GIs) that the European Union is asking New Zealand to protect as part of negotiations for a free trade agreement. The lists include GIs for a range of foodstuffs, spirits and wines.

What is a Geographical Indication?

  • Trade marks
Published: 18 December 2019

Our office will be closing for Christmas at 5.00 pm AEDT on Tuesday, 24 December 2019. We will re-open at 9.00 am AEDT on Thursday, 2 January 2020.

  • Corporate
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Published: 17 December 2018

We want to make it easier for you to understand what IP protection is right for you and how you can register for your own IP rights. Enter Upskill.

  • Trade marks
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Published: 13 December 2018

New Patent Analytics Hub report on Blockchain innovation – trends, innovators and filing hot spots revealed

  • Corporate
  • Patents
Published: 12 December 2018

From 29 March to 31 May 2018, IP Australia conducted a public consultation on an economic analysis of the estimated impacts of Australia joining the Hague Agreement for designs. We have now published a response to the submissions.

  • Corporate
  • Designs
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Published: 29 November 2018

IP Australia has released the second edition of IPGOD 2018 and a new data product Intellectual Property Longitudinal Research Data (IPLORD).

  • Corporate
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Published: 22 November 2018

Our new Patent Analytics Reports provide a global snapshot of your technology, available free with international-type search requests.

  • Corporate
  • Patents
Published: 16 November 2018

We are currently seeking input from interested parties on proposed changes to Australia’s IP regulations.

  • Corporate
Published: 29 October 2018

We received 18 non-confidential submissions during stakeholder consultation.

  • Corporate
Published: 17 October 2018

We are pleased to announce the availability of our 2018-19 Corporate Plan.

  • Corporate