Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Intellectual Property Leasing industry plays a vital role in the Australian economy. Operators in the industry lease their intellectual property – patents, trademarks, franchising systems and other intangible property – to businesses in exchange for royalties or licensing fees. Businesses then use this intellectual property to create a wide range of tangible and intangible products and services.
Industry revenue is primarily made up of franchising fees and patent leases. Together, these revenue streams are expected to generate $17.1 billion in 2014-15. Franchising represents the bulk of industry revenue, at over 90%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Intellectual Property Leasing industry has a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital, an estimated $32.13 is spent on wages. The leasing of intellectual property is a labour-intensive task due to the large amounts of administration relating to legislation, lodgement and the protection of intellectual property. Capital outlay is low, since most of the actual innovation occurs at the upper level. For example, a company operating in the Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry is responsible for the research and development of a new drug and incurs all the associated costs. The actual leasing of the patent requires little capital... purchase to read more