2013 Australian IP Report Now Available

IP Australia has just launched the Australian Intellectual Property Report 2013. The inaugural report offers accessible statistics and analysis on the state of our IP system.

“Intellectual property rights are the currency of our knowledge economy,” said Mr Philip Noonan, Director General of IP Australia. “Innovative businesses protect their IP and enjoy greater profitability and productivity.”

The report highlights key developments in IP rights.

  • China is now the top destination for Australians filing trade mark applications abroad.
  • QLD, NSW, VIC and TAS have seen double digit growth in patent filings for 2012.
  • Australians file more patents in the USA than in Australia.
  • 90% of patent applications in Australia are from foreign applicants.

Visit www.ipaustralia.gov.au for the Australian Intellectual Property Report 2013 and download spread sheets of all key data.