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Chapter 2 The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement in context

[1]       National Interest Analysis [2011] ATNIA 31 with attachment on consultation Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement done at Tokyo on 1 October 2011 [2011] ATNIF 22, para. 6.

[2]       Shayerah Ilias, ‘The Proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement: Background and Key Issues’, US Congressional Research Office, http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41107.pdf accessed 18 April 2012, ‘Summary’.

[3]       Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1.1, p. 41.

[4]       Mr George Mina, Assistant Secretary, Trade Police Issues and Industrials Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 19.

[5]       NIA, para 8.

[6]       NIA, para 9.

[7]       NIA, para 10.

[8]       NIA, para 11.

[9]       NIA, para 12.

[10]     NIA, para 14.

[11]     NIA, para 15.

[12]     NIA, paras 29 – 30.

[13]     The Business Dictionary, http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/trade-related-aspects-of-intellectual-property-rights-TRIPS.html, accessed 13 December 2011.

[14]     World Trade Organisation http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/tripfq_e.htm, accessed 13 December 2011.

[15]     World Trade Organisation http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/tripfq_e.htm, accessed 13 December 2011.

[16]     World Trade Organisation http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/tripfq_e.htm, accessed 13 December 2011.

[17]     Mr W Sandiford., ‘GATT and the Uruguay Round’, East Caribbean Central Bank, Research Paper, <http://www.eccb-centralbank.org/Rsch_Papers/Rpmar94.pdf>, accessed 23 January 2012.

[18]     Ms A Narlikar, The World Trade Organisation: A very short introduction, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005, p. 81; and WTO website, <http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news10_e/trip_08jun10_e.htm.> accessed 24 January 2012.

Chapter 3 The National Interest Analysis

[1]       NIA, para 6.

[2]       The OECD statistics are examined in greater detail by Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 2.

[3]       Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 2.

[4]       NIA, para 10.

[5]       Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 2.

[6]       Ms Ellen Broad, Executive Officer, Australian Libraries Copyright Committee and Australian Digital Alliance, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 1.

[7]       Ms Anna George, Submission 10, pp. 2-3.

[8]       Discussed by Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4.1, p. 2.

[9]       Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission No 1.1, p 6; The Pirate Party, Submission 2, p. 11; and Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 8.

[10]     Mr George Mina, Assistant Secretary, Trade Police Issues and Industrials Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Committee Hansard, 7 May 2012, p. 34.

[11]     NIA, para. 11.

[12]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 4.

[13]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 4.

[14]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 4.

[15]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 4.

[16]     Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 1.

[17]     Alphapharm, Submission 5, pp. 3-4.

[18]     Alphapharm, Submission 5, pp. 3-4.  These opinions were included in the Alphapharm Submission.

[19]     Dr Martin George Cross, Managing Director, Alphapharm Pty Ltd, Committee Hansard, 23 March, p. 1.

[20]     Dr Luigi Palombi, Submission 7, p. 2.

[21]     Ms Anna George, Submission 10, p. 9.

[22]     Ms Anna George, Submission 10, p. 1.

[23]     Ms Anna George, Submission 10.1, p. 2.

[24]     Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 8.

[25]     Mrs Sharon Nyakuengama, Senior Trade Advisor, Cargo and Trade Division, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 25.

[26]     Mrs Sharon Nyakuengama, Senior Trade Advisor, Cargo and Trade Division, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 25.

[27]     Mrs Sharon Nyakuengama, Senior Trade Advisor, Cargo and Trade Division, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 25.

[28]     ACTA, Article 36.

[29]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 17.

Chapter 4 Clarity of terms

[1]       Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 4.

[2]       Dr Martin George Cross, Managing Director, Alphapharm Pty Ltd, Committee Hansard, 23 March, p. 2.

[3]       Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1, pp. 28-29.

[4]       Dr Luigi Palombi, Submission 7, p. 1.

[5]       Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1, p. 9.

[6]       Dr Hazel Moir, Committee Hansard, 23 March 2012, p. 21.

[7]       Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1.1, p. 19.

[8]       Ms Ellen Broad, Executive Officer, Australian Libraries Copyright Committee and Australian Digital Alliance, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 4.

[9]       Mr George Mina, Assistant Secretary, Trade Police Issues and Industrials Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 17.

[10]     Mr George Mina, Assistant Secretary, Trade Police Issues and Industrials Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 20.

[11]     Australian Copyright Council, Submission 12, pp. 3-4.

Chapter 5 Copyright

[1]       World Intellectual Property Organisation, Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works,  http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/berne/trtdocs_wo001.html#P85_10661, Viewed 16 May 2012.

[2]       World Trade Organisation, Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/t_agm3_e.htm#1, Viewed 16 May 2012.

[3]       NIA, paras. 16-17.

[4]       NIA, paras. 18-21.

[5]       NIA, paras. 22-24.

[6]       ACTA, Article 23.

[7]       ACTA, Article 23.

[8]       ACTA, Article 24.

[9]       TRIPS Agreement, Article 41.

[10]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 16.

[11]     For arguments in relation to evidence, see chapter 3.

[12]     Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 6.

[13]     Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 6.

[14]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 16.

[15]     Intellectual Property Watch, “Washington Declaration” Demands Return Of Public Interest In IP Rights, http://www.ip-watch.org/2011/09/10/%E2%80%9Cwashington-declaration%E2%80%9D-demands-return-of-public-interest-in-ip-rights/

[16]     Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1.1, p. 27.

[17]     TRIPS Agreement, Article 41.

[18]     TRIPS Agreement, Article 41.

[19]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 1.

[20]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 1.

[21]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 5.

[22]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 5.

[23]     ACTA, Article 23.

[24]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 9.

[25]     Although not specifically targeted at secondary liability, Ms Weatherall argues that this provision, coupled with the requirement in Article 27.1 that enforcement procedures permit effective action against an act of infringement of intellectual property rights which takes place in the digital environment, could be read to enliven an intermediary liability.

[26]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 9.

[27]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 9.

[28]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 9.

[29]     The Pirate Party, Submission 2, p. 10.

[30]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 10.

[31]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 9.

[32]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 17.

[33]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 16.

[34]     ACTA, Article 23.

[35]     ACTA, Article 23.

[36]     The Pirate Party, Submission 2, p. 5.

[37]     Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 5.

[38]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 16.

[39]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 7.

[40]     The Pirate Party, Submission 2, p. 7.

[41]     The Pirate Party, Submission 2, p. 5.

[42]     The Pirate Party, Submission 2, p. 5.

[43]     ACTA, Article 5.

[44]     Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1, p. 10.

[45]     Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1, p. 24.

[46]     Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1, p. 23.

[47]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 7.

[48]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 1.

[49]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 5.

[50]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 5.

Chapter 6 Intellectual Property

[1]       ACTA, Article 5.

[2]       World Trade Organisation, Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Part II, sections 1-7.

[3]       World Trade Organisation, Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Part II, section 5.

[4]       Alphapharm, Submission 5, p. 2.

[5]       Alphapharm, Submission 5, p. 2.

[6]       Alphapharm, Submission 5, p. 2.

[7]       ACTA, footnote 6.

[8]       Mr George Mina, Assistant Secretary, Trade Police Issues and Industrials Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 21.

[9]       Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 7.

[10]     Dr Luigi Palombi, Committee Hansard, 7 May 2012, p. 29.

[11]     Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1, p. 29.

[12]     Dr Luigi Palombi, Committee Hansard, 7 May 2012, p. 29.

[13]     Dr Luigi Palombi, Committee Hansard, 7 May 2012, p. 29.

[14]     ACTA, Article 23.

[15]     Alphapharm, Submission 5, p. 2.

[16]     Dr Luigi Palombi, Submission 7, p. 2.

[17]     Alphapharm, Submission 5, p. 2.

[18]     Dr Luigi Palombi, Committee Hansard, 7 May 2012, p. 28.

Chapter 7 The negotiation process and consultation

[1]       The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides an overview of the treaty making process on its website, <http://www.dfat.gov.au/treaties/making/index.html>, accessed 1 May 2012.

[2]       Ms Ellen Broad, Executive Officer, Australian Libraries Copyright Committee and Australian Digital Alliance, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 3 

[3]       Ms Ellen Broad, Executive Officer, Australian Libraries Copyright Committee and Australian Digital Alliance, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 2. 

[4]       Ms Ellen Broad, Executive Officer, Australian Libraries Copyright Committee and Australian Digital Alliance, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 3 

[5]       Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 5.

[6]       Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1, p. 39.

[7]       Dr Hazel Moir, Submission 4, p. 8.

[8]       Dr Martin George Cross, Managing Director, Alphapharm Pty Ltd, Committee Hansard, 23 March 2012, p. 1.

[9]       Alphapharm, Submission 5, pp. 4-5.

[10]     Dr Matthew Rimmer, Submission 1, p. 4.

[11]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Committee Hansard, 23 March 2012, p. 7.

[12]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Committee Hansard, 23 March 2012, p. 7.

[13]     Ms Anna George, Committee Hansard, 23 March 2012, p. 24.

[14]     The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides an overview of the treaty making process on its website, <http://www.dfat.gov.au/treaties/making/index.html>, accessed 1 May 2012.

[15]     Mr George Mina, Assistant Secretary, Trade Police Issues and Industrials Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 16.

[16]     Ms Vanessa Hutley, General Manager, Music Industry Piracy Investigations, Committee Hansard, 19 March 2012, p. 12.

[17]     Australian Copyright Council, Submission 12, p. 3.

[18]     Music Council of Australia, Submission 6, pp. 1-2.

[19]     The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT), the Australian Home Entertainment Distributors Association (AHEDA), the National Association of Cinema Operators (NACO), and the Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA), Submission 15, p. 4.

[20]     The Pirate Party, Submission 2, p. 2.

[21]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 5.

[22]     Ms Kimberlee Weatherall, Submission 3, p. 5.

[23]     Australian Digital Alliance/ Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, Submission 9, p. 6.

Chapter 8 Conclusion

[1]       ‘Protests erupt across Europe against web piracy treaty’, Reuters, 11 February 2012, http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/11/us-europe-protest-acta-idUSTRE81A0I120120211, accessed 20 June 2012.

[2]        ‘ACTA: EU court to rule on anti-piracy agreement’, BBC News, http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17125469 accessed 17 April 2012.

[3]       European Parliament, Organisation and Work, http://www.europarl.europa.eu/aboutparliament/en/0025729351/Organisation-and-work.html, accessed 6 May 2012.

[4]       European Parliament, ‘ACTA: Reject or Renegotiate, says European Parliament Rapporteur,’ http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//NONSGML+IM-PRESS+20120423IPR43742+0+DOC+PDF+V0//EN&language=EN, accessed 6 May 2012.

[5]       BBC News, ‘Acta: Piracy treaty dealt critical blows in EU votes,’ 19 May 2012, http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18264856, accessed 6 June 2012.

[6]       Ms Margot Kaminski, Time To Realize That The Obama Administration Doesn't Even Have The Authority To Commit The US To ACTA Or TPP,’ http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120508/17174518835/time-to-realize-that-obama-administration-doesnt-even-have-authority-to-commit-us-to-acta-tpp.shtml, accessed on 6 June 2012.

[7]       See: Open letter, Law Professors to the United States Senate Committee on Finance, dated 16 May 2012, http://infojustice.org/senatefinance-may2012, accessed 6 June 2012.

[8]       Mr George Mina, Assistant Secretary, Trade Police Issues and Industrials Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Committee Hansard, 7 May 2012, p. 46.

[9]       Warsaw Business Journal, ‘Poland suspends ACTA ratification,’ http://www.wbj.pl/article-57880-poland-suspends-acta-ratification.html, accessed 29 May 2012.

[10]     Forbes, ‘Bulgaria withdraws from ACTA,’ http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2012/02/14/bulgaria-withdraws-from-acta/, accessed 29 May 2012.

[11]     Forbes, ‘Germany won’t sign ACTA,’ http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2012/02/10/germany-wont-sign-acta/, accessed 29 May 2012.

[12]     Ceskenoviny, Czech Government suspends process of ratification of ACTA,’ http://www.ceskenoviny.cz/news/zpravy/czech-government-suspends-process-of-ratification-of-acta-pm/751437, accessed 29 May 2012.

[13]     Pirate Party Australia, Submission 2.1, p. 3.

[14]     AFP, ‘Czech Republic, Slovakia freeze anti-piracy pact,’ http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gguBSrXtQKnr0famyhxMlNK2plDQ?docId=CNG.956cc047c755305c8ad4580183554bcc.71, accessed 29 May 2012.

[15]     Techdirt, ‘Now its Switzerland’s turn to call ACTA into question,’ http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120509/05525418846/now-its-switzerlands-turn-to-call-acta-into-question.shtml, accessed 29 May 2012.

[16]     http://www.alrc.gov.au/inquiries/copyright, accessed 20 June 2012.

[17]     ‘Draft Terms of Reference Copyright and the Digital economy’,    http://www.ag.gov.au/Consultationsreformsandreviews/Documents/Final%20-%20Revised%20draft%20terms%20of%20reference%20ALRC%20review.pdf, accessed 20 June 2012.

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