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Gaming: it's no game, in fact, it's big business
Insight 28 Aug 2020

From Nintendo to esports, gaming has put on a masterclass, demonstrating how leveraging and protecting IP is a key companion to reaching audiences beyond the controller. ...

Booking.com not so generic.com in the US?
Insight 28 Aug 2020

The US Supreme Court held that Booking.com is not a generic term and can be registered as a trade mark, presenting an opportunity for online businesses trading in the US under 'generic.com' domain names to seek trade mark registration. ...

Designs amendment on the horizon: is this the saving grace for Australian designs?
Insight 28 Aug 2020

The Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 exposure draft has been released. The proposed changes will make it easier to coordinate design registrations across jurisdictions and, for now, current best practice filing strategies remain the same. ...

News Code of Conduct update; ACCC flags enforcement in the electricity market; and other developments
Insight 09 Sep 2020

News Code of Conduct update: ACCC releases a draft code for comment; HealthEngine to pay $2.9 million for ACL breaches; ACCC flags enforcement in the electricity market; Next chapter of the gas inquiry; Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transport cleared; and more COVID cooperation. ...

Report of the Inquiry into Victoria's On-Demand Workforce
Insight 18 Aug 2020

The Inquiry into the On-Demand Workforce (the Inquiry) released its report we'll link from here to into the ‘on-demand’ workforce in the Victorian labour market (the Report) on 15 July 2020. The Report makes a number of recommendations to update the current system. ...

Changes ongoing for product liability and compliance during COVID-19
Insight 07 Aug 2020

Amidst increased scrutiny by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the ACCC, Australian businesses which manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE), detergents and hand sanitiser must remain on top of changes to product laws in the healthcare space in order to avoid potential liability. ...

Compliance with multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses
Insight 28 Jul 2016

The Queensland Supreme Court has stayed proceedings on the basis that the parties did not follow the agreed contractual provisions for the proper escalation of a dispute Partner Leighton OBrien Senior Associate Julian Berenholtz and Law Graduate Flora Ma report on the decision that emphasises the ...

Reasonableness of Prosegur's JobKeeper directions
Insight 18 Aug 2020

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) found it was not reasonable for security and cash management company Prosegur to offer 25 weekly hours to full-time, part-time and casual employees as a JobKeeper enabling direction. ...

A growing tide? Climate change class action proceedings issued against the Federal Treasury
Insight 12 Aug 2020

Australia is becoming front and centre as a forum for activist climate change litigation against corporates, financial institutions and government. We assess the significance of these proceedings and outline the key questions your organisation and its Board should be asking. ...

Redundancy unfair after employer fails to consult
Insight 18 Aug 2020

The Fair Work Commission (the FWC) has found a failure to consult meant an employee who was made redundant missed out on receiving the JobKeeper wage subsidy, which could have kept her working for longer. Her dismissal was therefore unfair. ...

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