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Thinking| 03 Mar 2019
Recent amendments to the PBR Act have strengthened PBR rights and have aligned aspects of PBR with other intellectual property laws in Australia. This article summarises the changes. The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) ...
Thinking| 26 Feb 2019
The Federal Court recently handed down its decision in Calico Global Pty Ltd v Calico LLC1. This decision highlights the potentially fatal consequences of not updating the IP Australia register to reflect a change in trade mark ownership. The decision ...
Thinking| 18 Jul 2018
In May 2018, the Federal Government announced that it will introduce amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to create a consumer data right (CDR) for application in banking, energy and telecommunications industry sectors, emphasising the consumer choice and competitive benefits. ...
Thinking| 19 Aug 2016
The Victorian Supreme Court decision in Brimelow v Alampi  VSC 135 (Brimelow) marks the first case to consider recent law reforms regarding disputed estates.
Thinking| 19 Apr 2016
In most cases, the precondition for the appointment of a liquidator and the winding up of a company by a court is that a company is insolvent.