Australian Government seeks feedback on an IP Toolkit for Collaboration

6 Aug 2014

Public consultation discussion paper for IP Toolkit for Collaboration (the Toolkit) has been released. The Toolkit aims to assist collaborative parties to navigate more easily through intellectual property (IP) negotiations.


The IP Toolkit discussion paper was released on 24 March 2014, calling for submissions to the issues raised in the paper, Submissions closed on 30 May 2014.

Consultation sessions

The project team met with researchers, technology transfer officers, industry representatives and other interested participants in a series of roundtables held around the country. Feedback from these roundtables informed development of the Toolkit.

  • 23 June 2014 - Sydney
  • 24 June 2014 - Canberra
  • 25 June 2014 - Wollongong
  • 30 June 2014 - Melbourne
  • 2 July 2014 - Brisbane
  • 3 July 2014 - Adelaide
  • 4 July 2014 - Perth

Further consultation

There will be further opportunities for comment after the release of the Draft Toolkit.

The final version of the Toolkit is planned to be published on our website later this year.

Any queries should be sent to

Last Updated: 06/8/2014

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