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Australia - new e-filing system for Trade Marks Madrid Export applications

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

On 14 January 2015, IP Australia and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) announced the introduction of a new e-filing system for

Australia - inquiry into Australia's Mandatory Data Retention Bill continues

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is conducting an inquiry into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access

Australia - ACCC powers expanded under new Franchising Code of Conduct

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

On 1 January 2015, a new mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) was introduced in Australia. The new Code contained a breadth of changes to the

Australia - development of an Australian anti-piracy code for internet service providers (ISPs)

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 29 2015

On 10 December 2014, the Australian Government announced that it is seeking to develop a new anti-piracy code to protect rights holders' interests

Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") report on Emerging Trends in Media and Communications flags over-the-top communications services ("OTTs") as ripe for regulation

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 23 2014

On 21 November 2011, the Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") released a report entitled Six Emerging Trends in Media and

Australians urged to report spam and unwanted telemarketing phone calls

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 10 2010

A recent report reveals that while there is a strong level of awareness and understanding about spam and unwanted telemarketing calls, nearly two in five Australians are unaware of who to contact in order to lodge a complaint

Satellites to deliver high-speed broadband to the regions

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 17 2012

The Australian government recently announced that NBN Co, the Australian government-owned corporation tasked with designing, building and implementing the National Broadband Network (NBN), has signed a contract worth approximately AUS$620 million with US company Space SystemsLoral

Australia - Children's e-Safety Bill: what it means for social media services

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 23 2014

The Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 (e-Safety Bill) was introduced to Australia's Federal Parliament on 3 December 2014. The e-Safety

ACMA granted injunctions and declarations in landmark SMS spam case

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 12 2009

The Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) successfully obtained injunctions and declarations against five out of the eight respondents involved in ACMA's first SMS spam case before the Brisbane Federal Court concerning the sending of unsolicited commercial SMS messages

Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 6 2009

The Senate Economics Legislation Committee has published its inquiry report on the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009, which will ban unfair terms in standard form business-to-consumer contracts