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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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Organisational structure

Our organisational structure outlines what each of our business groups do to ensure the efficient operation of our agency.  

Our research

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

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Intellectual property policy

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