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3D Printing - Design revolution or intellectual property nightmare?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • January 29 2016

From King Kong the Musical’s animatronic ape to medical devices and dental prosthetics, 3D printing is set to transform manufacturing and design but


Over, under, around and through: paying the "Iron Price" - obligations to pay an iron ore royalty
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 15 2015

In George RR Martin’s series of novels “A Song of Ice and Fire”, adapted by HBO for television as “Game of Thrones”, paying the “iron price” has a


When you get that pre-emptive feeling, you may need to tread carefully with your dealings
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 15 2015

The decision earlier this year in Santos Offshore Pty Ltd v Apache Oil Australia Pty Ltd is a timely reminder to be careful in drafting and


The Return of Certainty: Negotiated Resolutions in Civil Penalty Proceedings
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 10 2015

The High Court has determined that regulators can reach agreement with defendants on the amount of civil penalties to be jointly submitted to the


Ambiguity and surrounding circumstances - the ambiguity remains: Mount Bruce Mining Pty Limited v Wright Prospecting Pty Limited 2015 HCA 37
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 18 2015

In this case, the High Court has unfortunately not, as perhaps hoped, finally resolved the question of whether ambiguity must first be shown in a


Takeovers Panel seeks to clarify guidance on funding arrangements
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 18 2015

The proposed revisions to the Takeovers Panel's guidance on funding arrangements for bids seek to ensure there is no confusion following the recent


Honour thy company objects!: Jensen & Ors v RQYS Marina Ltd & Ors 2015 QCA 153
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 18 2015

This case illustrates that the Court will hold the objects of a company limited by guarantee as paramount even where the furtherance of those objects


A reminder of the importance of specifying the rights attaching to shares: in the matter of Nadel Investments Pty Limited (in liquidation) 2015 NSWSC 1434
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 18 2015

In this case, in circumstances where no terms and conditions were specified on the issue of A and L class shares, the Supreme Court of New South


Cancellation of a domain name in infringement proceedings
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 17 2015

In the recent decision of Christian v Nestlé (No 2) regarding the above marks, the Full Federal Court considered the circumstances in which it would


Gold, butter, egg yolk and telephone directories?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 16 2015

The recent Full Court decision in Telstra v Phone Directories highlights the continuing difficulties experienced by brand owners in obtaining trade