Intellectual Property Learning Module


In this learning module we give an overview of Intellectual Property (IP). We cover definitions and look at the different types of IP you may come across, including Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property. We explain how you can protect your IP, as well as some examples of the ways of doing this.

We also provide some case studies and give you links to experts who can help you in this area.



  1. What is Intellectual Property?
  2. What is Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property (ICIP)?
  3. Different types of Intellectual Property (eg Copyright, Trademarks)
  4. Protecting your Intellectual Property
  5. Where you can find help

Margaret Djarrbalabal Malibirr Woven Mat Pandanus and natural dyes 1500mm 2018. Image courtesy of Bulabula Arts Aboriginal Corporation