Intellectual property

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Working paper

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.
Submission

AIATSIS submission: Protection of Indigenous knowledge in the intellectual property system

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.
Guide

Guidelines to counter foreign interference in the Australian university sector

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.
Submission

Protection of Indigenous knowledge in the intellectual property system: consultation paper

This submission responds to Intellectual Property Australia’s Protection of Indigenous Knowledge in the Intellectual Property System consultation paper, published in September 2018.
Briefing paper

Using SDGs to leverage national intellectual property strategies

This policy brief deals with the relevance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the creation, use, protection and management of intellectual property (IP) in developed economies.
Report

Protection of Indigenous knowledge in the intellectual property system: consultation report

IP Australia is looking at ways the intellectual property system can better support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to protect and benefit from their Indigenous knowledge. This report provides a summary record of the feedback received through recent roundtables, written submissions, and an online...
Report

Emerging technologies and managing the risk of tech transfer to China

There are deep interconnections between the U.S. and Chinese economies, and China has built its technology base on what it has acquired from the West. This report outlines the policy tools that the United States can use to mitigate risk while maintaining the openness that...
Report

To sell or scale up: Canada’s patent strategy in a knowledge economy

This study examines the role of patents and patent policy in Canadian innovators’ decisions to sell their intellectual property (IP), rather than continue to develop it in Canada, and the incentives driving this decision.
Discussion paper

Fake art harms culture: discussion paper

Consideration of a proposed Private Members Bill by the Member for Kennedy, the Hon Bob Katter MP, concerning ways to prevent the unfair exploitation and misuse of Indigenous cultural heritage, traditional knowledge and expression through legislative amendment to the Competition and Consumer Act.
Working paper

Modelling the possible returns to the NHS from private sector use of the 100K genomes database

This paper discusses why this is a particular moment for the NHS and Genomics England (GE), as they structure the commercial relationships with companies accessing the 100K Genomes database.