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|Failure of support - Tacoma|
The new system implements an international agreement on public health in the World Trade Organization, amending the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the TRIPS Protocol).
Developing countries and other interested organisations will now be able to apply to the Federal Court for a licence to manufacture and export patented pharmaceuticals from Australia to countries in need.
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|USPTO Director David Kappos|
turns green with envy at IP
Australia's successful reduction
of the examination backlog!
The impact of a number of strategies has helped IP Australia to significantly reduce the average examination time for patents from an average of 16 months in 2009 to 11 months.