Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
Tel: 1300 300 630
Australian Government – IP Australia
Tel: 1300 651 010
Through IP Australia, you can search for registered patents, trade marks and designs and apply for Rights given by legislation to make money out of inventions and creative work. It includes copyright, industrial designs, patents, trademarks and plant breeder’s rights. The inventor or creator can keep the rights or sell them. Other people can be sued for making copies without paying royalties. rights.