AIATSIS Submission - Protection of Indigenous Knowledge in the Intellectual Property System

In this submission AIATSIS largely welcomes the suite of proposals outlined in the consultation paper. In addition AIATSIS provides a detailed a number of issues to be considered in relation to the proposals:

  • Support for legislative reform, acknowledging the challenges of this strategy
  • How engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be undertaken in relation to the intellectual property system
  • The need for a coordinated government approach to ensuring the protection of Indigenous Knowledge.
Last reviewed: 9 Apr 2019