Quarter 1 2019-20 Customer Service Charter Quarterly Report.
Earlier in 2019, IP Australia sought public comment on the exposure draft of regulations to amend the Trade Marks Regulations 1995 to allow division of Internat
We have launched a secure and scalable platform providing the capability for global access to cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) tools and services.
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews today released the consultation report titled Protection of Indigenous Knowledge in the Intellectual Property System.
IP Australia is looking at ways to improve Australia’s IP system to help promote the cultural integrity and economic potential of Indigenous Knowledge (IK), which includes:
- Traditional Knowledge (TK) – know‐how, practices, techniques and skills; and
- Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) – visual imagery, performance, design, words and names.
This report summarises stakeholders’ feedback received in our consultation on IK issues.
In June 2018 the Australian Government launched negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European-Union (EU). As part of the agreement, the EU are asking for Australia to protect a list of EU geographical indications (GIs).
A minor correction has been made to the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (PCT Translations and Other Measures) Regulations 2019 to ensure that it achieves its purpose of removing requirements to always file certificates of verification with translations of patent documents.
Co-founder of a successful textile technology business, Murray Height, shares some insights from his collaboration with researchers. According to Murray, the relationship is more important than an agreement on intellectual property (IP). Of course, it is still fundamental.
IP Australia has released two economic research papers which provide new evidence for how Australia’s intellectual property (IP) systems are used. The first study explores the extent to which Australia’s trade mark register is cluttered with out-of-use or overly broad trade marks. The second study reveals which Australian industries make intensive use of registered design rights, and how Australia’s design economy compares to those of our international peers.