IP Australia’s Value-Adding Services

By Patricia Kelly

Patricia Kelly

IP Australia

IP Australia is the government agency responsible for administering intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation relating to patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder’s rights for Australia. IP Australia is sometimes characterised as a regulator and indeed our role has some regulatory aspects, however we see ourselves primarily as a service provider. In addition to IP rights management, IP Australia undertakes IP education and awareness, international engagement on IP issues, and the provision of relevant policy advice to government (often in conjunction with other agencies such as the Department
of Industry, Innovation and Science).

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