To celebrate, we focus on how innovation has improved people’s lives all over the world.
On Thursday 23 March a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between IP Australia and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China.
We join forces with the University of Canberra and Pegasystems to offer a new program for talented information and communications technology students.
We recently announced that IP Australia is improving our customer correspondence across all intellectual property rights. Following the redesign of our patents, plant breeder rights and trade mark correspondence, customers can expect to receive the new-look electronic correspondence for designs from 1 May 2017.
Our external financial supplier wasy experiencing technical issues earlier today. This has now been resolved. eServices is now available and successfully taking payments. We apologise for any inconvenience.
We are working to upgrade our communication channels, to provide enhanced audio and video conferencing with our customers.
We’re currently seeking the interest of qualified mediators to help small business resolve IP related disputes through a IP Mediation Referral Service.
These changes are designed to align and streamline the processes for obtaining, maintaining and challenging IP rights.
The World Trade Organization Agreement amended the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights on 23 January 2017.