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description of the plant is published in the Official Journal of Plant Breeder’s rights and third parties are able to make objections. If no objections are filed the application should be granted. Once granted, it is enforceable. A renewal fee is due annually (IP Australia . ipaustralia.gov.au/). Circuit layout rights Remember that circuit layout rights apply automatically , if you are the owner of an original circuit layout design. There is therefore no need for registration in order to obtain or enforce your rights. Confidential information Confidential information can be protected by implementing legal obligations such as by entering into confidentiality agreements or written undertakings regarding competition. Registration is not applicable. Common law provides protection (IP Australia, . ipaustralia.gov.au/). Trade secrets A trade secret can be used as a type of intellectual property and as a method of protecting intellectual property. It can protect technologies, knowledge and confidential information (IP Australia, ). Note: the procedures for application and registration (including compulsory
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41 WORKBOOK | © 2016 YOUNG RABBIT PTY LTD, AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC COLLEGE BSB51915 DIPLOMA OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT | OPERATIONAL PLANNING_V2.4 fees) are subject to change and you should always consult the Australian Government, IP Australia website for the most up to date information before proceeding to act or advise others – Register of intellectual property assets Once you have successfully registered your rights (where necessary) details of those rights will appear on the relevant registers. The Australian Government, IP Australia manage the following registers of intellectual property assets: f Australian Official Journal of Designs (AOJD) f Australian Official Journal of Patents (AOJP) f Australian Official Journal of Trade Marks (AOJTM) f Official Journal of Plant Breeder’s Rights It is important that you have a basic knowledge of the different types of intellectual property and the key characteristics of each. The next chapters of this learner guide will build on this knowledge by putting it into the context of the organisation.
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42 WORKBOOK | © 2016 YOUNG RABBIT PTY LTD, AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC COLLEGE BSB51915 DIPLOMA OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT | OPERATIONAL PLANNING_V2.4 Activity 2.3 1. For your organisation, what resources and services have intellectual property rights and responsibilities attached to them? What measures do you need to take in order to prevent non-compliance with these?
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43 WORKBOOK | © 2016 YOUNG RABBIT PTY LTD, AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC COLLEGE BSB51915 DIPLOMA OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT | OPERATIONAL PLANNING_V2.4 3. MONITOR AND REVIEW OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE 3.1 – Develop, monitor and review performance systems and processes to assess progress in achieving profit and productivity plans and targets Now that you have set your strategic goals and operational goals and set up new staff, you need to develop a Performance management system.
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