A deadly global pandemic and other unique circumstances have combined to present the World Trade Organization (WTO) with an opportunity to modernize its rules for the trade-related aspects of intellectual property (IP) rights. This paper looks at the potential for reform of the Agreement on...
This draft report assesses the case for a right to repair in Australia, with a focus on whether consumers face any unnecessary barriers to repair that require a government policy response.
Trade secret theft is estimated to cost hundreds of billions of dollars annually. As a result, governments worldwide are developing legislation to mitigate these losses. This paper looks at the growing importance of trade secrets globally, corporations’ responsibilities to protect their trade secrets, and how...
In this consultation paper, Intellectual Property (IP) Australia aims to enhance Australia’s IP system to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to benefit from and protect their Indigenous Knowledge.
To remain competitive on a global scale, Canada needs to enhance its domestic intellectual property (IP) and digital trade strategies with an international approach that can respond to constantly changing global economic conditions.
This paper includes information on activities the federal government is currently undertaking to support artists, art centres and the industry, and asks questions of the sector to inform future activities, especially considering the full long-term effects of COVID-19.
This protocol guide spells out clearly the legal, ethical and moral considerations for the use of Indigenous cultural material in arts and cultural projects.
An overview of legal instruments and other measures to aid in the protection and valuation of Indigenous knowledge
This paper reviews the instruments and other measures relevant to supporting the protection of Indigenous Knowledge (IK) in Australia, with the intention of identifying ways to estimate the market value attributable to IK.
This submission investigates how engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be undertaken in relation to the intellectual property system to ensure the protection of Indigenous knowledge.
These guidelines have been developed for, and in partnership with, the Australian university sector, to help manage and engage with risk to deepen resillience against foreign interference. They are designed to build on risk management policies and security practices already implemented by many Australian universities.