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Talking Tax - Issue 89
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, USA
  • August 11 2017

On 3 August 2017, the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) in Academy Cleaning & Security Pty Ltd v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation 2017 FCA 875

Can I trademark my business name?
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia, USA
  • August 3 2017

In short - yes you can. A trader should trademark a business name because it provides the right to exclusive use, added protection from competitors

Crossing the boundaries: when can employers intervene in personal relationships in the workplace?
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia, USA
  • August 1 2017

Workplace romances have recently been in the spotlight thanks to two highly publicised news stories. The resignation of two Senior AFL Executives for

Health Alert (Australia) 31 July 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • July 31 2017

This case relates to a claim made by the plaintiff, a minor, seeking damages from the defendant, a hospital, for injuries caused by the obstetric

Disparaging trade marks - US Supreme Court gives the nod but what's allowed in Australia?
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia, USA
  • July 31 2017

Free speech, clever word play or just offensive? Now that disparaging trade marks have been cleared in the US, we look at how far you can go in

Where are the female patent attorneys?
  • Innofy
  • Australia, USA
  • July 28 2017

This post is a continuation of our series entitled “Where are the female patent attorneys?” - an exploration of gender imbalance in the industry in

SEC Issues Landmark Report on Blockchain Fundraising
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • July 28 2017

This week the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published an investigative report1 confirming what many in the blockchain industry had

Blockchain Energizer Vol. 9
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, Singapore, USA
  • July 27 2017

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology and its potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries from finance and healthcare to real

Say My Name: Beyoncé files trademarks for her newborn twins’ names
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, USA
  • July 26 2017

Long gone are the days where the first registration of your child’s name was on their birth certificate. On 26 June 2017, US Trade Mark Application

Australia and United States: Emeco Holdings emerges from chapter 15 after Innovative Australian restructuring
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, USA
  • July 26 2017

On June 6, 2017, Australian-based mining equipment supplier Emeco Holdings emerged from chapter 15 proceedings in the Southern District of New York