Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) is the property of your mind or proprietary knowledge. Basically, the productive new ideas you create. It can be an invention, trade mark, design, plant variety, circuit layout, database, software, literary works, laboratory notebook, scientific discovery, brand, know-how and other proprietary information or the application of your idea.

All enquiries about confidentiality in the context of protection and commercialisation of intellectual property should be directed to JCU's Development and Commercialisation Team via

Staff who believe they have an invention, discovery, design, software or other research output that has the potential to be commercialised, please submit the Invention Disclosure form.

JCU aims to align our broad intellectual strengths to seek knowledge-based ways to help the world's tropical regions prosper. Refer to the JCU Intellectual Property Policy for details.