Corporate Plan 2023-24
Ensuring Australians benefit from great ideas.
Creating a world leading IP system building prosperity for Australia.
Portfolio Budget Statement Programs
Program 1: IP Rights Administration and Professional Registration
- Administer patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder’s rights legislation.
- Administer the Trans-Tasman IP attorney regime for Australian and New Zealand patents attorneys, and Australian trade marks attorneys.
Program 2: Education and awareness
- Deliver proactive outreach programs that inform and educate Australian businesses, with emphasis on small and medium enterprises.
- Build and leverage partnerships with Government, industry partners and universities to promote the IP system and maximise impact.
Program 3: Advice to Government and International Engagement
- Provide high quality advice to the Government on the development of IP policy and legislation.
- Engage internationally, working with bodies such as the World Intellectual Property Organization and other IP offices to influence IP policy and practice.
Performance measure 1
IP Australia’s timeliness, quality, satisfaction and availability commitments are met.
Performance measure 2
Process trans-Tasman attorney registration applications within 15 working days from the date that the application complies with registration requirements.
Performance measure 3
Improved awareness of the IP rights system.
Performance measure 4
Provision of high-quality advice to the Australian Government on policy, legislation, ministerial correspondence and briefs.
- 1. Impact
- 1.1 Maintain a high quality, customer-centric IP rights system.
- 1.2 Increase our reputation, influence and contribution to the IP eco-system.
- 2. Customer
- 2.1 Increase customer experience excellence in the delivery of IP rights services.
- 2.2 Increase access to and benefits from IP rights ownership.
- 3.1 Create and maintain capabilities that meet the current and future needs of the IP rights system.
- 3.2 Build a workplace culture that is empowered, inclusive and risk-engaging.
- 4.1 Increase innovation and adaptiveness in our administration of the IP rights system.
- 4.2 Provide continually improving contemporary digital customer services and staff experiences.
- Deliver evidence-based improvements to IP right systems and legislation, including the protection and awareness of Indigenous Knowledge.
- Review our fees in accordance with the principles of the Australian Government Charging Framework.
- Deliver agreed reforms to the regulated attorney profession on behalf of the Australian and New Zealand governments.
- Implementing the four priorities of the APS Reform Agenda.
- Embed innovation within the agency to identify emerging needs and opportunities and support the creation of new products and services.
- Invest in IT infrastructure to ensure continued improvements to customer and corporate systems.
- Deliver modern, streamlined examination platforms, systems and processes to enable more effective IP rights administration.
- Create new systems and processes that improve data capabilities.
- Deliver programs that continue to transform IP Australia to be customer-centric and delivery-focussed.
- Look for innovative ways to promote increased awareness of the IP system.
- Establish ourselves an employer of choice by improving our diversity and inclusion, workforce capability and remaining at the forefront of flexible work practices.