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Ambassador Chak Mun See (Singapore)
42. The representative of Australia said that Australia had experience with providing assistance in respect of notification requirements and procedures, including through expert missions it had sent in the context of APEC to Malaysia and Viet Nam. Referring to her statement at the previous meeting, as reflected in paragraph 35 of document IP/C/M/29, she wished to emphasize that the informal survey providing practical aid for the preparation of notifications, which Australia had distributed to all developing and least-developed country Members in Geneva in December 1999, was also available on the Internet, the address being http://www.dfat.gov.au/trips. She announced that her delegation was also preparing the distribution of a biotechnology training package which would focus on the commercialisation and management of intellectual property in this area.