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Thursday, September 23 • 9:00am - 9:30am
The Right to Repair: Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development

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Drawing upon qualitative empirical research, this paper considers the debate over the right to repair in Australia. This paper evaluates the issues paper released by the Productivity Commission on the right to repair. It considers the fragmented approach to the right to repair under various disciplines of intellectual property. This paper examines the issues raised by the right to repair in respect of consumer rights and competition policy. It also explores how a right to right deals with product stewardship, e-waste, sustainable development, and climate change.

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Matthew Rimmer

Professor of Intellectual Property and Innovation Law, Faculty of Business and Law, QUT
Dr Matthew Rimmer is a Professor in Intellectual Property and Innovation Law at the Faculty of Business and Law, at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He has published widely on copyright law and information technology, patent law and biotechnology, access to medicines... Read More →

Thursday September 23, 2021 9:00am - 9:30am UTC