Review of penalties and additional damages : Trade Marks Act 1995

Eliades, Dimitrios G. (2009) Review of penalties and additional damages : Trade Marks Act 1995. Australian Government, Woden, ACT.

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Abstract

Effective enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights has become a significant issue due to concerns about the effects of IP infringement, including trade mark counterfeiting. It is an important issue for the Australian Government as IP rights underpin a strong, modern economy. Criminal offences and civil remedies can be an important element of an enforcement regime. This review of penalties and additional damages in the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) (Trade Marks Act) has been prompted by a recommendation made by the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP), recent changes to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) (Copyright Act) and concerns raised by stakeholders. The purpose of this paper is to elicit comments on options which IP Australia is considering recommending to Government.

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ID Code: 75866
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: Trade Marks Act 1995 , intellectual property law, copyright law
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 01 Sep 2014 22:50
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2014 23:26

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