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The world wide web of laws entangling social media

November 2 2011 The nature of communication and the interaction between people is drastically evolving.

Are you getting your workplace investigations right?

November 4 2013 In our previous article, we explained the impact that the anti-bullying amendments to the Act will have on the workplace practices of employers when…

Nietzsche has Kanye West's back in rap battle -- US copyright case tests originality of song lyrics

November 23 2012 A case of déjà vu for American musician, film director and fashion designer Kanye West who has found himself the subject of another copyright infringement claim, this time by unsigned rapper Vincent Peters, professionally known as Vince P.

Container detention fees likely to become a bigger pressure point

August 14 2012 The move by the lines comes after their winning outcome in a recent decision (Cosco Decision) by the District Court of NSW in March 2012, whereby it was held that container detention fees charged by Cosco Shipping (Cosco) and its Australian agent, Five Star Shipping and Agency Company (Five Star) were enforceable as against a freight forwarding company

Protecting the architecture of happiness using trade marks (with apologies to Alain de Botton)

September 9 2013 We have all heard of colour trade marks, shapes, sounds and even scents. They have been around in our trade mark law since 1995. While not numerous…

Customs new INS – a cause for real concern

November 5 2013 Unfortunately I do not share that lack of concern. In the current climate of Government efforts to tighten control of the supply chain, reduce…

Are you getting your workplace investigations right?

November 4 2013 In our previous article, we explained the impact that the anti-bullying amendments to the Act will have on the workplace practices of employers when…

Buyer beware : defective vendor statements highlighted in South Australia decision

October 26 2013 Earlier this year, the District Court of South Australia delivered a decision that now means any debenture, fixed and floating charge or security…

New standard contracts and disclosure documents

October 26 2013 The NSW Government has introduced a number of important changes to the regulation of retirement villages in NSW, in the Retirement Villages…

High Court appeal: Willmott Forests

October 26 2013 On 10 May 2013, the High Court granted special leave to appeal the Victorian Court of Appeal's decision in Willmott Forests Ltd (Receivers and…