Data, research and reports

We conduct regular research into all aspects of intellectual property (IP) and share what we discover through reports and publications.  

Keeping you informed

Our publications, reports, patent analytics services and other data provide essential insight about the Australian IP system.

Australian IP Report

Published annually, the IP Report presents the latest statistics on the use of registered intellectual property (IP) rights in Australia and what it means in a global economic context.

Read the Australian IP Report

Publications and reports

Research underpins much of our work at IP Australia. We publish a range of publications and reports about the IP system, IP rights, current research and initiatives.

View our publications and reports

Patent analytics

Along with free industry research, our patent analytics hub team offer tailored analytics reports to help enhance your business intelligence. Each report provides information on industry trends, commercial opportunities and details about other inventors and patents.

How patent analytics works

Open IP data

Our research and data initiatives are supported by publicly accessible data that provides historical details of Australian IP rights and international trade marks.

Access open IP data


Related content

Office of the Chief Economist

The Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) conducts research into economic issues around intellectual property (IP). We use this research to inform policy decisions within the agency.

Our research

As part of our goal to continuously improve our products and services, research is one of our core activities. 

Business resources

Protecting your great ideas with intellectual property (IP) rights can lead to lasting benefits for your growing business. Here's some useful resources to help you get started.