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

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Tue Oct 21 23:55:55 EST 2008


At 09:47 PM 21/10/2008, Kim Holburn wrote:

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

wasn't hiding, hadn't opened it. Here you go:


Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)

Briefing Agenda


Time & Date: 10.00 – 12.00, 24 October 2008


Location: Gareth Evans Theatre

R G Casey Building

John McEwen Cres

Barton, ACT


Chair: Brett Hackett (Assistant Secretary, 
Services Intellectual Property Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations, DFAT).


Agenda Items:

    * Informal introductions (coffee served)


    * Opening remarks


    * Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) presentation
        * Introduction to the ACTA
        * Origins of the ACTA
        * Key issues for Australia’s approach to the ACTA
        * Australian participation in ACTA negotiations
            * Border measures
            * Civil enforcement
            * Criminal enforcement
        * Future outlook


    * Question and answer session to panel with DFAT and agency representation
        * Henry Bolton (IP Australia)
        * Julie Callinan (Australian Customs Service)
        * Brett Hackett (DFAT)

        * Evan Johns (DFAT)
        * Graham Leary (Australian Federal Police)
        * Peter Lunn (Department of Broadband, 
Communication and the Digital Economy)
        * Nicholas Rodgers (DFAT)
        * Peter Treyde (Attorney General’s Department)
        * Adrian White (Department of Health and Aging)


    * Meeting close



>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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