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Federal Government releases Productivity Commission's final report on Australia's intellectual property arrangements
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 13 2017

On 20 December 2016, the Federal Government released the Productivity Commission's final report on Australia's intellectual property arrangements


WIN v Nine Network Australia - Putting the 'broad' in 'broadcasting'
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 13 2016

Technology convergence has created a diverse and dynamic media market in which traditional broadcasters are competing with online service providers


Australia's new metadata retention laws
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 28 2015

As of 13 October 2015, Australian telecommunications companies and internet service providers (ISPs) must retain customers' metadata for two years


Australia to take the lead in developing international blockchain standards
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Global
  • October 25 2016

The growing realisation that blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionise the structure of financial services has created significant


Australia to lead development of international blockchain standards
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has appointed Standards Australia to lead the development of international blockchain


Australia - Unfair contract terms laws extended to small business contracts
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

On 12 November 2016, the unfair contract terms laws began applying to small business contracts. A court may now declare void 'unfair' terms in


Australia - Telecommunications competition law update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

On 24 November 2016, the Australian Government announced that it will repeal the telecommunications-specific anti-competitive conduct laws (Part XIB


The long arm of the Australian Consumer Law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 25 2016

The Australian Federal Court has clarified when a foreign corporation supplying goods to Australian consumers will be subject to the Australian


Australian Consumer Law applies to supply of online software by foreign corporation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 6 2016

The Australian Federal Court has clarified when a foreign corporation supplying goods to Australian consumers will be subject to the Australian


Australia - metadata found to constitute "personal information" under the Privacy Act
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

On 1 May 2015, the Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim handed down a significant ruling that considered the meaning of 'personal information' under