The University has established the following policy and procedures relating to Intellectual Property:

Intellectual Property Policy

The Policy sets out principles and procedures for identifying, protecting and commercialising the University's Intellectual Property, including copyright and teaching materials.  The Policy also defines the entitlements and responsibilities of University staff and students.

Procedures relating to Student Intellectual Property, Confidentiality and Contractual Agreement have been established to assist research higher degree supervisors and staff responsible for research higher degree student administration comply with requirements in the Intellectual Property Policy and Research Higher Degree Policy and Procedures relating to student intellectual property, confidentiality and agreements. 

Information and assistance 

The contact officer for information and assistance is:

Legal Services

Tel: (08) 8201 3204


Research Development and Support provides advice on research contracts, including intellectual property matters.