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Resources to support small businesses, legal practitioners and teachers through their intellectual property (IP) journey.
tools & research
TOOLS & RESEARCH
Before you protect your idea, it's important to understand the IP basics.
There are four types of IP you can register in Australia.
Whether it's your favourite brand of milk, the sneakers you wear, the car you drive or the flowers you grow, IP is everywhere.
TOOLS & research
A non-disclosure agreement (NDA), or confidentiality agreement, is a legal contract used to protect sensitive information that needs to be shared with others.
Upskill on trade marks
Before you apply for a trade mark, it's important to understand what it protects and how it works. Upskill, our free online course, can help you master the basics.
We review each new intellectual property (IP) right application. To help ensure consistency in our approach, our examiners are guided by a manual tailored to each type of IP right.