If you have a device, substance, method or process that is new, inventive and useful, you may need a patent. Find out what patents are and what’s involved in the application and management process.
If you want to distinguish your goods, services (or both) from those of another business, you may need a trade mark. Find out what trade marks are and what’s involved in the application and management process.
If you want to protect the unique visual appearance of a product, you may need design rights. Find out what they are and what’s involved in the application and management process.
If you have developed, or are developing a new plant variety, you may need plant breeder’s rights. Find out what they are and what’s involved in the application and management process.
Find out what you need to know to get started and progress your intellectual property (IP) journey including tips on taking your idea to market in Australia and abroad.
Find out what to do if someone is infringing on your intellectual property (IP), how to avoid infringing on someone else’s IP and what to do about unsolicited IP services.
If you are a self filer, attorney or a Qualified Person (QP) –this is the place to find our examination manuals, FAQs, case studies, search tools and more to help you further understand and research intellectual property.
Phil Sims, CEO of Robern Menz, talks about the value in registering your trade mark and the benefit in seeking advice to confidently invest and protect your brand.
'Beyond our food, it's very important that we can give our customers something they recognise and associate with across all of our national restaurants.'
Brisbane-based UniQuest is Australia’s leading university commercialising entity.
Even though they had a ‘cool’ idea and couldn’t wait to get it to market, intellectual property (IP) was among the first considerations of inventor