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Exemptions for IP from Prohibitions on Restrictive Trade Practices Repealed
From 19th August 2019 the exemptions from the prohibitions on restrictive trade practices that allowed for certain dealings in intellectual property will be removed when the repeal of subsection 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 takes effect.
Broad Range of Issues Raised for Consideration in Copyright Issues Paper
On 23rd November 2018 an Issues Paper on the Copyright Act 1994 was released, with feedback sought (by the 5th April 2019) on a wide range of issues, which will influence the subsequent production of an Options Paper...
IP Australia Response to Submissions on Part 2 Exposure Draft Released
IP Australia has now released its response to submissions received in respect of the exposure draft of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2018...