Patents are a type of intellectual property. They provide legally enforceable rights that give the patent owner the exclusive right to use their inventions commercially for the life of the patent.
Patents must be applied for in every jurisdiction (there is no global patent), and the applicant must show that their unique device, substance, method, or process is:
Southern Cross University acknowledges and pays respect to the ancestors, Elders and descendants of the Lands upon which we meet and study.
We are mindful that within and without the buildings, these Lands always were and always will be Aboriginal Land.