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Intellectual property (IP)

Information to help Queensland Health researchers understand and manage intellectual property (IP).

Queensland Health researchers should familiarise themselves with our IP policies. You can find the Department of Health IP policy and standard by searching our policies. To search, type intellectual property into the search field.

Most hospital and health services (HHSs) have IP policies, which can be found on their intranet pages.

Copyright information for researchers

Understand your rights and responsibilities with copyright material created or used for research.

Innovation disclosure

Queensland Health employees may create intellectual property (IP) through research and other innovative activities, such as software development.

Intellectual property and commercialisation

We support you in translating your research into improved patient outcomes, new practices and commercial products.

Learn more about intellectual property

Useful resources to help you learn more about intellectual property.

Last updated: 31 July 2023