Review commenced: 01/11/2006
Duration of review: 2006-2010
Responding to concerns raised about difficulties in enforcing patent rights, the Australian Government asked ACIP to conduct a review of post-grant patent enforcement strategies.
ACIP released an Issues Paper in November 2006 to seek the views of interested parties and a number of forums were held in October 2007. On 21 August 2009, ACIP released an Interim Report reflecting ACIP's current views and outlining a number of proposals to address the enforcement concerns of patent rights holders. The Australian Government released ACIP's Final Report on 19 February 2010 and the Government response was issued on 3 June 2011