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Metadata and the law of unintended consequences
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 7 2014

The Federal Government's proposed new law requiring telcos and ISPs to retain their users' metadata for two years has Kicked up a stormy debate about


Costs award in Marsh v Baxter (2014)
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • November 7 2014

In September, it was reported that the Supreme Court of Western Australia lifted the normal restraints on cost limits, effectively the amount a


Australian Court says no to business methods
  • AJ Park
  • Australia
  • November 12 2014

In the recent case of Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has ruled that a method to


High Court upholds Lundbeck's extension of time in a 3-2 decision
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 11 2014

The High Court's latest foray into patent law wrapped up last Wednesday 5 November 2014, with the Court handing down its judgment in the long running


Are Australian Standards legally binding?
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 28 2014

While Australian Standards are certainly useful reference tools for businesses, their status under law can be quite deceiving. Australian Standards


Business method patent reconsidered in Australia
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • November 10 2014

The Full Federal Court of Australia today handed down the long-awaited decision in the appeal by Research Affiliates LLC against the Federal Court’s


Before you hit send: complying with the Spam Act has the recipient consented?
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 17 2014

The Spam Act devotes an entire schedule to the definition of express and inferred ‘consent’. As the name suggests, express consent


At last, the new Franchising Code is here
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • November 13 2014

After much anticipation the new Franchising Code of Conduct is now publicly available and is due to commence on 1 January 2015.While many provisions


Good news for builders and construction contractors!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • October 29 2014

The High Court of Australia has this month held that no duty of care is owed by a builder to avoid a subsequent purchaser’s pure economic loss


Australia lifts Fiji sanctions
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Australia, Fiji
  • November 11 2014

On 31 October 2014, Australia lifted sanctions it had imposed against Fiji in the wake of its 2006 coup led by Frank Bainimarama. The sanctions had