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Oracle rakes third party support providers over the copyright coals
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 26 2016

When Neo consulted the 'Oracle' in the Matrix movies, he was left confused and uncertain as to whether the Morpheus-led campaign to name him the

2016: The year of privacy?
  • McCabes
  • Australia, USA
  • April 25 2016

Cyber-attacks are designed to obtain unauthorised access to an information system, often resulting in the unauthorised release of that information

Australian Patent Office releases new Guidelines for Computer Related Inventions
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • April 22 2016

On 1 February 2016, the Australian Patent Office released new guidelines for assessing whether computer-related inventions relate to patentable

Overseas software suppliers bound by Australian Consumer Law
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, USA
  • April 18 2016

Overseas suppliers of software and related services regularly query whether they are required to comply with the Australian Consumer Law (ACL

ACCC’s latest win sends warning to foreign corporations and software providers
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 15 2016

In a first of its kind in Australia, the ACCC has successfully prosecuted US based online gaming giant Valve Corporation (Valve) for breaching the

Key IT contract principles affirmed by Full Federal Court of Australia
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

The Full Federal Court of Australia recently considered a range of issues which typically arise in IT contractual disputes. JR Consulting and

Protecting confidential information: A hollow victory filled with an indemnity costs order
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

When you suspect that an employee has disseminated your confidential information to third parties, you may think that litigation offers you a complete

Toward a new inventiveness requirement: The RPL Central decision
  • FB Rice
  • Australia
  • April 12 2016

As discussed in our related post, the Full Court of the Federal Court has held that computer-implemented business methods are patentable in Australia

Software Patents in Australia: Hope in a High Court Appeal
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • April 12 2016

Recently, we posted some commentary on a recent decision (the RPL decision) on software patents by the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia

Privately speaking - Issue 5, April 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, European Union, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 8 2016

The risks for organisations from a privacy breach can be very high. This applies both when the organisation is the victim - as in industrial