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Published:
17 December 2019

IP Australia has completed an analysis of our current fees and fee structures

Illustration of designs ecosystem
Published:
4 December 2019

IP Australia is conducting a review of Australia’s design ecosystem to better understand what drives visual design innovation and

Published:
3 December 2019

On 2 December 2019, IP Australia hosted a Designs Forum in collaboration with the University of Sydney.

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Your brand is your identity; it’s how your customers know who you are. This could be your business name, logo or a catchy slogan.

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Your brand is your identity; it’s how your customers know who you are. This could be your business name, logo or a catchy slogan.

It may feel like you’re traversing a minefield in cross country skis when you go to register your trade mark but it really shouldn’t be a difficult

Canberran Trish Smith sat on a plane waiting for take-off.

Fly Babee

Necessity is the mother of all inventions, and so it was with Emma Lovell and the birth of Fly Babee.

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