How to apply for a PBR
A step-by-step guide to applying for a PBR.
1. Decide if you have a PBR
Decide if a PBR is the correct type of IP to protect your idea.
2. Search existing PBRs
Search existing PBRs to make sure your idea is new and not already registered.
3. Understand timeframes and fees
Make sure you understand how long it takes to register a PBR and the costs involved.
4. File your application
Follow our step-by-step guide to prepare and submit an Australian PBR application. Then, log onto our online services to apply.
5. See the outcome
We'll assess your application and let you know the outcome. Successful applications are 'registered'. If there's an issue with your application, you may be able to resolve it with the appropriate response.