Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Trademark and Patent Lawyers and Attorneys industry has grown steadily over the past five years, and defied the downturn in Australia's broader legal services industry over the same period. Overall, the industry is expected to grow at an annualised 3.3% over the five years through 2012-13 to reach $857.7 million. During this period, the industry has benefited from the strong performance of downstream markets such as the Biotechnology industry, which is forecast to grow at an annualised 5.5% over the five years through 2012-13. Increasing consolidation within the Financial Services industry has also supported demand for the industry's services given the drafting, monitoring and enforcement of confidentiality and secrecy agreements required during consolidation... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Trademark and Patent Lawyers and Attorneys industry is principally involved with the implementation of secrecy and confidentiality agreements as well as copyright and trade marking services. Together these services account for almost 70% of industry products and services. In addition, industry participants offer registration of design, patent and complexity of product design services.
Secrecy and confidentiality agreements
Secrecy and confidentiality agreements are estimated to make up 39.6% of industry products and services as firms implement measures to protect information and material discussed in private meetings from third parties... purchase to read more