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Learn more about intellectual property

Resources to help researchers understand and manage intellectual property.

Queensland Government policies and web pages


Patents, design rights, trade marks and plant breeders rights

  • IP Australia - the Australian Government agency that administers IP rights and legislation.

Search facilities

Search IP databases to check whether your research is novel, and what rights other parties hold that may impact the protection and use of your invention, design or trade mark.

Research collaboration and commercialisation

IP Legislation

Commonwealth legislation applicable to intellectual property in Australia

Last updated: 31 July 2023