Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Intellectual Property Leasing industry plays a vital but unheralded 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 products and services, including pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, apparel, childcare services and tax advice.
The industry has recorded relatively weak growth over the last five years as the uncertain economic environment led consumers to cut back on discretionary spending, reducing demand for many of the products and services created with intellectual property... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
Operators in the Intellectual Property Leasing industry lease the rights to use their trademarks, patents, franchise systems and other forms of intangible property to other firms in exchange for licensing fees or royalties. Lessors then use this intellectual property to create a diverse range of products and services, including cars, petrol, pharmaceuticals, apparel, technological devices, tax advice, gardening and dry cleaning, among many others.
As such, industry performance is heavily influenced by conditions in the wider economy, with changes in disposable income and consumer confidence driving demand for these products and services, which, in turn, drives the willingness to lease intellectual property... purchase to read more