Productivity Commission implementation part 2

IP Australia has released draft legislation for the proposed Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2018 including more changes to inventive step, an objects clause and phasing out the innovation patent.

Productivity Commission reports on IP (in draft)

The Productivity Commission has released its draft report into Australia’s Intellectual Property Arrangements.

ACTA

The USTR has released a 6 page (pdf) outline of issues being dealt with under the proposed ACTA. Link via Intellectual Property Watch. The IP Dragon has links to a 48 page document with rather more information. More tea leaf sifting here.

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