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HR&IR Wellness Update - July 2017
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 11 2017

In May 2017, the District Court of New South Wales imposed a penalty of $1 million (from a maximum $1.5 million) against WGA Pty Limited (WGA) for


Google trade mark survives generic challenge in the US
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • June 20 2017

A United States appeal court has recently found in favour of Google, Inc in a case that sought to argue that the word Google should lose trade mark


A costs order is not a final decision under the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (Qld)
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 16 2017

The Queensland Court of Appeal dismissed an application for leave to appeal a costs decision of the Appeal Tribunal of the Queensland Civil and


Pavement works are building works - but we still don't know the status of fauna rope bridges!
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 14 2017

The Supreme Court of Queensland confirmed that a contract will be considered a 'building contract' under the Queensland Building and Construction


Judicial review and arbitral awards when appropriate, and when fina
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 9 2017

This case provides clarity on the status of arbitral awards under the Commercial Arbitration Act 2013 (Qld). It confirms that Queensland is in line


Trade mark ownership: the Insight scoop to avoid refusal
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 9 2017

The recent Full Federal Court decision of Pham Global Pty Ltd v Insight Clinical Imaging Pty Ltd highlights the danger of filing a trade mark


The uncertain future of adjudication determinations under security of payment legislation
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 5 2017

The High Court has granted special leave and the appeal will consider matters including whether an adjudication determination under the Building and


Another instance in which parties are held to pre-agreed dispute resolution requirements
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 2 2017

The Supreme Court held that parties must comply with the dispute resolution provision and processes in a contract even if compliance is not a


Amendments give a new lease of life for PPSA
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 31 2017

On 20 May 2017 amendments commenced to section 13 of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) to reduce red tape and regulatory risks


D'Arro v Queensland Building and Construction Commission 2017 QCA 90
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 29 2017

The case confirms that an Act will not offend the presumption against retrospective operation if it has future consequences for events which had