Patent analytics study on the Australian Pharmaceutical Industry

The Patent analytics study on the Australian Pharmaceutical Industry illustrates that the Australian pharmaceutical industry is a substantial contributor to the nation’s economy. The report analyses the industry through the lens of intellectual property. It uses the scale and intensity of patent activity to provide an overview of Australian innovation in the area.

The study identifies 2768 pharmaceutical inventions that originate from Australia between 2000 and 2012. Australia ranks thirteenth in pharmaceutical patents globally, comparable to Switzerland and Israel. Australia exhibits a positive technological specialisation in the pharmaceutical industry, meaning that pharmaceuticals are a technological focus in Australia.

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