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Intellectual Property Arrangements

Issues paper

This paper was released on 7 October 2015 to assist participants in preparing a submission to the public inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements. It outlines a range of issues about which the Commission is seeking information.

Initial submissions were due by 30 November 2015.

Opportunity for further comment was sought on the draft report.

Submissions were due by 3 June 2016.

The inquiry report is expected to be handed to the Australian Government in September 2016.

The release of the final report by the Government is the final step in the process.

Under the Productivity Commission Act 1998, the Government is required to table the report in each House of the Parliament within 25 sitting days of receipt.

Download the issues paper