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We're the Australian Government agency that administers intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation for patents, trade marks, design rights and plant breeder's rights (PBR).


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Indigenous Knowledge initiatives

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We're committed to providing an intellectual property (IP) system that helps promote and protect the knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Here's what we're doing to support this.  

Intellectual property policy

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Our approach to policy lets you take part in government decision-making in relation to intellectual property (IP) policies and legislation.