The Government has accepted almost all of the Harper Review’s recommendations including the power to block parallel imports of books.
The University of Melbourne’ Global Economic Law Network is holding a Workshop on the TPP
The Productivity Commission has released an issues paper for its inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements.
WIPO has published its annual global innovation index.
Minister announce Productivity Commission to review Australia’s IP laws
P Australia has issued consultation papers on removing red tape and other streamlining options
Downloading data from a computer system is not obtaining property
IP Australia has published a consultation paper on how best to obtain advice currently sought through PBRAC
The Full Court has held an exclusive licensee bound to keep paying costs of patent litigation even after the licence expired
Last week, 8 May, WIPO’s General Assembly re-elected Dr Francis Gurry to a second 6 year term, beginning 1 October 2014 as Director-General of WIPO.