Harmonising and Matching IPR Holders at IP Australia

25 Pages Posted: 14 Oct 2014

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T'Mir Julius

University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research

Gaetan de Rassenfosse

University of Melbourne

Date Written: July 1, 2014

Abstract

This document describes the methodology developed by the Melbourne Institute to: (i) harmonise holders of intellectual property rights (IPRs) at IP Australia (applications for patent, designs, trademarks and plant breeder’s rights); (ii) match Australian IPRs holders to the Australian business register; (iii) identify the ultimate owners within Australia; and (iv) identify which holders are small and medium size enterprises.

Keywords: Patent, trademark, design right, plant breeder’s right, harmonizing, name cleaning, Patstat

JEL Classification: O34

Suggested Citation

Julius, T'Mir and de Rassenfosse, Gaetan, Harmonising and Matching IPR Holders at IP Australia (July 1, 2014). Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 15/14, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2503281 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2503281

T'Mir Julius (Contact Author)

University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research ( email )

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Parkville, Victoria 3010
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Gaetan De Rassenfosse

University of Melbourne

185 Pelham Street
Carlton, 3053

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