Under the Trade Marks Act 1995, the Registrar is required to advertise the outcomes, actions and status points of applications.
The latest update to our new online services is supporting a better experience for our trade mark customers.
Online services will soon replace eServices. This means all customers will need to file and manage their IP rights in our new online services.
As part of IP Australia’s Indigenous Knowledge Work Plan 2020-21, and in preparation for next year’s consultations, we’ve published two new research papers by Terri Janke and Company.
The misuse of Indigenous Knowledge including art, culture, language or adopting a similar style is offensive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It can undermine cultural practices and affect the economic opportunities available for authentic products.
We are upgrading our Trade Mark Classification Search.
Counterfeit goods are costing Australian businesses which is why we teamed up with the National Rugby League (NRL) to trial our new Trust Badge, a digital stamp of authenticity.
Challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting many of our customers, and Australian businesses are quickly learning to adapt to their changing circumstances.
We recently updated our WIPO notices to include a reminder about appointing an Australian address for service where this is necessary.