Findings and recommendations
The review report outlines 3 key findings and 16 recommendations.
It found that government patenting support is adequate, but IP awareness remains low among SMEs. Professor Mortley recommends proactive government outreach to engage SMEs with the patenting system.
The research team conducted over 50 interviews with stakeholders including :
- patent attorneys
- industry peak bodies
The interviews informed questions and ideas for the discussion paper. We invited the public to respond to the paper and received 22 submissions.