Last updated: 
29 April 2021



IPGOD—IP Government Open Data—is a publicly available data set that provides access to over 100 years of information from IP Australia on IP rights applications. It covers each of the four types of IP rights administered by IP Australia (patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder’s rights) and captures the application process and its results. This includes the type of IP right applied for, key dates and events, and the names of applicants, their agents and other associated parties. 

IPGOD was first released in 2014 and is updated annually. It is freely available on

The data is of value to IP researchers and professionals, and supports the development and implementation of policies associated with intellectual property in Australia.




Administrative data on all inventions, brands, designs and plant breeder’s rights.


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