If you’ve just started on your innovation journey, you may know that intellectual property protection can be difficult to navigate, and sometimes one of the hardest parts is getting started. Before taking advantage of a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys, here are a few resources to help you get started protecting your brands and inventions.

It is possible to search the following websites for no charge and we encourage all applicants to do so before applying for IP rights. 


IP Australia

To check if your IP is available in Australia, search:


To search existing IP overseas:

IP Office New Zealand

(World Intellectual Property Office)

(United States Patent Office)

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