Browse by IP topic

Each of the sections below opens up a list of topics which answer common questions about that aspect of intellectual property.

This info kit is organised into the following sections:

  1. Names, such as trademarks, brands, logos, domain names, business names or company names
  2. Copyright works such as text, images, art works, music, sounds, or movies
  3. New products, processes and inventions (patents)
  4. Trade secrets, know-how, and confidential information
  5. The external appearance of a product (design)
  6. The layout or plan of an integrated circuit
  7. New plant varieties
  8. Place names identifying the origin of a product (geographical indications)
  9. Traditional knowledge and Indigenous cultural expression
  10. Confidentiality agreements
  11. Ownership of intellectual property created by your employees and contractors or consultants
  12. Your rights as a joint owner of intellectual property
  13. Undertaking an audit of your intellectual property
  14. Your options if your intellectual property rights are infringed
  15. Frequently asked questions (FAQs)