[LINK] FW: DFAT briefing session on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is to be held this Friday, 24 October at 10am [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Tue Oct 21 22:47:24 EST 2008


Don't suppose you would be able to forward the text of the agenda to  
the list?

http://www.dfat.gov.au/trade/acta/consultation_issues.html
is pretty chilling stuff.


> Border Enforcement
>
>     * Issues related to extending the Customs Application for  
> Suspension Scheme as required under TRIPS.
>     * Issues related to Customs searches of material which infringes  
> IP rights without notification from the right owner.
>     * Issues related to targeting material which infringes  
> intellectual property (IP) rights which is being imported or  
> exported from Australia, or being moved in-transit through Australia.
>     * Issues related to strengthening border measures as a key  
> element of reducing the international trade in material which  
> infringes IP rights.
>
> Civil Enforcement
>
>     * Issues related to the incorporation of a system of pre- 
> established or statutory damages in IP matters
>     * Issues related to the incorporation of a statutory formula or  
> presumptions for the calculation of damages in IP matters.
>     * Issues related to the incorporation of a statutory formula for  
> the calculation of account of profits in IP matters.
>
> Criminal Enforcement
>
>     * Issues related to criminal measures being applied to copyright  
> piracy and trade mark counterfeiting.
>     * Issues related to judicial authorities having the authority to  
> order the seizure of proceeds of crime for IP offences.
>     * Issues related to recording performances at public events.
>


On 2008/Oct/21, at 2:03 PM, Jan Whitaker wrote:

> I've deleted the agenda to make sure this gets through.
> Jan
>
>> Envelope-to: jwhit at janwhitaker.com
>> Subject: FW: DFAT briefing session on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade
>> Agreement (ACTA) is to be held this Friday, 24 October at 10am
>> [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
>> Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 21:48:28 +1100
>> Thread-Topic: DFAT briefing session on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade
>> Agreement (ACTA) is to be held this Friday, 24 October at 10am
>> [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
>> Thread-Index: AckzUoLpjD28FHBvSsSr+H4NVoEKLQAFfzhw
>> From: "David Vaile" <d.vaile at unsw.edu.au>
>> To: <privacy at lists.efa.org.au>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Evan.Johns at dfat.gov.au [mailto:Evan.Johns at dfat.gov.au] On
>> Behalf Of IP at dfat.gov.au
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 6:56 PM
>> To: IP at dfat.gov.au; Evan.Johns at dfat.gov.au; Nicholas.Rodgers at dfat.gov.au
>> Subject: DFAT briefing session on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade
>> Agreement (ACTA) is to be held this Friday, 24 October at 10am
>> [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
>>
>> Dear Colleagues,
>>
>> The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) briefing session
>> on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is to be held this
>> Friday, 24 October at 10am.  The briefing will follow the agenda
>> items in the attached agenda.  There will be an opportunity to ask
>> questions on the ACTA at the end of the briefing.
>>
>> An invitation for this briefing session was sent to numerous
>> stakeholders on 7 October, and RSVPs are still welcome from anyone
>> interested in attending who has not already RSVP'd.  The original
>> invitation is set out below this email.  Please indicate your
>> attendance by writing to ip at dfat.gov.au  including the names and
>> contact details of attendees so that security passes can be arranged.
>>
>> To attend the meeting, please arrive at the front entrance of DFAT
>> in the R G Casey Building, John McEwen Crescent, in Barton by 10
>> am.  You will be met by DFAT staff who will guide you to the  
>> meeting room.
>>
>> For your information, you may also be interested in the background
>> material on the ACTA which is already available on the DFAT website
>> at visit http://www.dfat.gov.au/trade/acta/.  Some of this
>> information will also be referred to at the briefing.
>>
>> If you have any questions, please contact the Director of the
>> International Intellectual Property Section, Dr Nicholas Rodgers
>> (email: nicholas.rodgers at dfat.gov.au; ph 62612039).
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Evan Johns
>> Legal Specialist
>> International Intellectual Property Section
>> Office of Trade Negotiations
>> Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
>> Telephone + 61 2 6261 2347
>> evan.johns at dfat.gov.au
>>
>>
>> ----------
>>
>>
>>
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 12:23 PM
>> To: IP at dfat.gov.au
>> Cc: Nicholas.Rodgers at dfat.gov.au; Evan.Johns at dfat.gov.au
>> Subject: Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement - DFAT Briefing
>> [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Dear Colleagues,
>>
>> The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) invites you to
>> attend a briefing on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)
>> on 24 October at 10am.  The briefing will be hosted by DFAT and
>> include representatives of government agencies with carriage of
>> areas of domestic policy potentially affected by an ACTA.  We will
>> provide a general update on developments in ACTA negotiations and
>> seek stakeholder views on an ACTA.  The October briefing is designed
>> to compliment formal submissions received and information made
>> public through the DFAT website
>> http://www.dfat.gov.au/trade/acta/.  This site was most recently
>> updated on 1 October 2008, in advance of the 3rd round of
>> negotiations being held 8-10 October in Tokyo.
>>
>> For your information, we do not anticipate negotiations will
>> conclude before Christmas.  There is still some way to go in
>> agreeing a text that addresses commercial-scale counterfeiting and
>> piracy. We expect there to be several more rounds of negotiation
>> before a text can be brought to completion, and will not be in a
>> position to share draft text at our October briefing.  We anticipate
>> further consultation on a text once finalised.
>>
>> Please indicate your attendance by writing to ip at dfat.gov.au by 20
>> October, including the names and contact details of attendees so
>> that security passes can be arranged.  If you have any questions,
>> please contact the Director of the International Intellectual
>> Property Section, Dr Nicholas Rodgers
>> (email: nicholas.rodgers at dfat.gov.au; ph 62612039).
>>
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>>
>> International Intellectual Property Section
>> Office of Trade Negotiations
>> Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
>>
>>
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