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Federal court provides further guidance for patent licences
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • January 13 2015

Following a spate of decisions in 2014 on patent licences, which were outlined in a previous article, the Federal Court of Australia announced two


The importance of properly documenting an agreement
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 1 2015

The case of Coleman v Prentice & Anor 2015 QSC 118 turns on its own facts: It deals with an oral agreement between unsophisticated plaintiffs and a


Obtaining cost awards in VCAT on both a partyparty basis and an indemnity basis
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 27 2015

The case of G J Stanbrook Pty Ltd trading as Gardner Homes v East (Costs Hearing) (Building and Property) 2015 VCAT 417 in the Victorian Civil and


Dallas Buyers Club gains access to internet subscribers' details
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 8 2015

In a landmark decision, Justice Perram of the Federal Court has indicated that he will order Australian ISPs to divulge the names and physical


Recourse to performance bonds are not precluded by adjudication determinations under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 20 2016

An adjudication determination under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) does not prevent a party from relying on its contractual entitlement to


Federal Court considers challenge to voluntary administrator's power of sale
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 19 2016

In exercising a power of sale, administrators (like liquidators) are not under a duty to obtain 'the best possible price'. This is to be


Does an assignment of warranties entitle assignees to claim for antecedent breaches?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 11 2016

Assignment of warranties may give an assignee the benefit of rights in respect of breaches arising both before and from the date of assignment


Higher education providers operating offshore or donating to entities that operate offshore will there be law changes which could adversely affect their tax status?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • October 21 2015

Most higher education providers are registered as charitable bodies at the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). This entitles


Failure to comply with Code of Practice results in officer conviction
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 30 2016

In December 2015, a director was convicted by the District Court of New South Wales for his failure to comply with his obligation as an officer under


Volunteer not a worker
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 30 2016

A recent Fair Work Commission decision provides some guidance on when an individual will be a volunteer, which is important because: Officers who are