Under the traditional view registrable IP rights are territorial rights. Infringement is determined with respect to relevant exploiting action taking place in the territory of Australia. As a result of a recent court decision, a suggestion has been received that the definition of exploit should in some cases extend extraterritorially.
Further analysis and policy work would be required should evidence of a problem justify action.
On hold 04-Sept-2017
Issue to be considered in future. Other matters of higher priority will be considered first.