The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia is the representative body for Australian patent and trade mark attorneys.

This site provides the latest news and resource information about patent and trade mark law in Australia.

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Hawthorn VIC 3122 Australia

PO Box 419 Hawthorn
VIC 3122 Australia

P 613 9819 2004
F 613 9819 6002

Free Consulting Service

IPTA provides a free consulting service to IP creators and users.

Through this service, IPTA offers a 20 minute consultation with a specialist Patent or Trade Mark Attorney with the appropriate legal and technical expertise, at no cost.

This is usually sufficient for users to gain an initial overview of how the IP system can best be used to support their business objectives including a range of options, time lines and indicative costs.

For more information please contact the Secretariat on 03 9819 2004 or via email to