[Osia-members] Govt accepts recommendation to abolish innovation patents

Paul Foxworthy paul at cohsoft.com.au
Wed Aug 30 11:58:57 AEST 2017

On 30 August 2017 at 11:15, Arjen Lentz <arjen at lentz.com.au> wrote:

> Interesting article you linked to also, with the patent attorney
> representative sprouting a lot of FUD.

This is an endless problem with IP law. There are vocal insiders with money
who campaign to protect their own interests and get quoted as "experts".
It's ripe for regulatory capture. There is a huge community of consumers,
open sourcers, SMEs and startups who are disadvantaged by all of this. We
need to be organised and mount the counter case. Apart from OSIA, the
Australian Digital Alliance (digital.org.au) and EFA (efa.org.au) are also



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