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Blockchain for Business
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Japan, USA
  • September 6 2017

As the interest in blockchain technology grows, companies will be confronted with numerous decisions, challenges, and legal issues pertaining to its

Securing software patents in New Zealand
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 11 2017

This article is the first of a two-part series on the state of software patents in New Zealand and Australia. We begin by examining the guidelines

Telecommunications, Media And Technology (TMT) Law Update - Volume 14
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 2 2017

Key developments during June and July 2017 in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) are summarised as follows. JUDGMENTS

Covert workplace surveillance: are there grounds for it?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 24 2017

A recent unfair dismissal case, Ms Shahin Tavassoli v Bupa Aged Care Mosman, in which an employee was dismissed based on footage obtained covertly by

Can journalists really promise anonymity to their sources?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 24 2017

Investigative journalists rely heavily on their ability to attract and retain the trust of their sources. But can they really promise them anonymity

Can you keep a secret? When a work address is personal information
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 4 2017

A recent decision in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal highlights the importance of thinking carefully about whether information constitutes

General Counsel Update - June 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

Formal Brexit negotiations started on 19 June 2017. Whereas the EU indicated that it is ready and keen to go, the UK election has thrown a spanner in

Health Alert (Australia) 19 June 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 19 2017

This decision concerns a proceeding brought by the Health Services Union against the respondent for a failure to consult with the union about its

Copying source code: reproducing even a small portion of source code can constitute copyright infringement
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • June 5 2017

In the case of IPC Global Pty Ltd v Pavetest Pty Ltd (No 3) 2017 FCA 82, the Federal Court was given the difficult task of determining what was a

Unveiling Anonymity in the Federal Court
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 2 2017

In the modern environment of rising cyber security incidents, compounded with an increase in the anonymity of individuals behind the cyber veil, the