[Linux-aus] Re: [Osia-discuss] FYI: Expressions of interest for appointment to Advisory Council on IP

Raphael Alla raphael at mitija.com
Sat Jun 10 21:14:01 UTC 2006

It would be great if someone from OSIA could attend! I don't have the
skills to do it but am happy to contribute/help in any way I can.

On 6/10/06, Kylie Davies <mailkylie at optushome.com.au> wrote:
> Evening,
> This may be of interest.
> I came across it in the print version of the Age today. I have copied
> most of it below.
> Cheers,
> Kylie
> ----------------
> The Advisory Council of Intellectual Property (ACIP) is an independent
> body appointed by the Government. The council advises the Federal
> Minister for Industry, Tourism and Resources on high level policy
> matters relating to patents, trade marks, industrial designs and plant
> breeder's rights, and the strategic administration of IP Australia.
> ...[skip some text]...
> A large part of the Council's work involves conducting reviews into
> various aspects of the IP system, and making recommendations to the
> Government to ensure Australia's IP system benefits all Australians.
> Further information from www.acip.gov.au
> Expressions of interest are invited from persons who wish to be
> considered to serve on ACIP. The Government is seeking individuals with
> appropriate knowledge and experience of IP matters, including obtaining,
> managing, exploiting and protecting IP rights. The Government is
> particularly interested in hearing from owners and users of IP rights
> within small, medium and large business sectors, and from public and
> private research bodies.
> Appointments are usually for three years. The council meets 3 times per
> year, and may form working groups for particular tasks, which meet as
> required. Members receive a daily sitting allowance and reimbursement
> for travel, accommodation and related expenses.
> Expressions of interest should include relevant biographical details and
> a statement to indicate your experience, expertise and interest in the
> field of IP.
> Expressions Close Wednesday 12 July 2006 and should be sent to:
> The Secretary
> Advisory Council on Intellectual Property
> PO Box 200
> Woden. ACT. 2606.
> or to: kay.collins at ipaustralia.gov.au
> Additional information from Kay Collins (02) 6283 2402.
> -------------------
> Source: Printed version of The Age. Sat Jun 10. News Section.
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Raphael Alla
Mitija Australia
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