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Copycat building is copyright infringement, says court

Australia - August 25 2015 A shared taste for French provincial architecture with tropical flourishes has raised a few interesting issues in the application of Copyright Law to

Are you an officer?

Australia - August 20 2015 One of the key changes of the model work health and safety legislation was the introduction of a positive obligation on "officers" to exercise due

Drug testing both saliva and urine can be OK, says Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission

Australia - August 25 2015 For the first time, the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has endorsed an employer's right to enforce a drug testing regime that incorporates

Injunctive relief and concurrent patent applications: do they overlap?

Australia - August 26 2015 An applicant seeks injunctive relief to prevent the unlawful use or disclosure of confidential information. The respondent says that the information

Out of scope: excluded material in investigative forensic accounting reports

Australia - August 20 2015 A recent focus of a Senate Inquiry is allegations of "front running" by an employee of IOOF (IOOF commissioned a report into the matter by PwC).The

Insurers can't opt out of class action on insureds' behalf, says Court

Australia - August 27 2015 Unless there is an express contractual right to do so, an insurer which has paid part of an insured's loss does not have authority to conduct and

Injunctive relief and concurrent patent applications: do they overlap?

Australia - August 26 2015 An applicant seeks injunctive relief to prevent the unlawful use or disclosure of confidential information. The respondent says that the information

Drug testing both saliva and urine can be OK, says Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission

Australia - August 25 2015 For the first time, the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has endorsed an employer's right to enforce a drug testing regime that incorporates

Copycat building is copyright infringement, says court

Australia - August 25 2015 A shared taste for French provincial architecture with tropical flourishes has raised a few interesting issues in the application of Copyright Law to

Australian Government announces intellectual property inquiry

Australia - August 20 2015 The Harper Review into Australia's competition laws made a number of sweeping recommendations. Most of these recommendations are still being