World IP Day – Latest IPAustralia report highlights – Sweeny Legal

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IPAustralia IP report is available  

Key Highlights from the report are:

  • Non-residents make up 92 per cent of all patent filings. The top three non-resident filers were the US, Japan and Germany
  • The top three destinations for Australians filing patents abroad were the US, the European Patent Office and New Zealand
  • Applications from Australian residents made up 64 per cent of trade mark applications
  • China remains the top destination for Australians filing trade mark applications abroad. This is in line with global trends
  • International applicants filed 53 per cent of the IP right applications received by IP Australia in 2015
  • 2015 was the highest number of design filings on record, a total of 7 024 applications were received
  • PBR applications increased by five per cent; this growth was driven solely by a 14 per cent increase in applications by Australian residents.

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