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 past 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 Locations Chapter
The industry is heavily concentrated in New South Wales and Victoria, generating over 60% of industry revenue between them. The two states are home to the two largest cities in Australia and the two major business centres. Most major companies in the country are headquartered in Sydney or Melbourne and these states have a relatively high proportion of franchisors and inventors due to their high population and superior tertiary institutions. Queensland and Western Australia are the next most important states for Intellectual Property Leasing... purchase to read more