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An Employee Has Stolen My Client List. What Can I Do?
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • April 1 2017

Technology has enabled employees to take confidential information on their departure from the business, including client lists. All an employee needs

3 Steps To Protect Marketing and Communications Intellectual Property
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • March 18 2017

Campaign assets, logos and content relationships can play a pivotal role in a business’ marketing and communications efforts. These types of

The cost of dealing with employee information theft
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

The cost of taking prompt and decisive action to contain the impact of information theft by an employee may be significant, but the alternative

Additional damages at any cost
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

A recent decision by the Federal Court comes amidst the start of the festive season but has left neither party with any holiday cheer. SAI Global

The overarching purpose - misuse of confidential information, copyright infringement and the power of section 37M of the Federal Court of Australia Act
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • November 17 2016

Earlier this week, Justice Moshinsky handed down judgment in SAI Global Property Division Pty Ltd v Johnstone 2016 FCA 1333, a confidential

Breach of copyright and breach of confidence distinguished in website dispute
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 1 2016

In TICA Default Tenancy Control Pty Ltd v Datakatch Pty Ltd 2016 FCA 815, the Federal Court of Australia held that the unauthorized access by two

Telecommunications, media and technology law update - April 2016
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, OECD
  • May 10 2016

Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) law are summarised as follows. Copyright in Russian television

Implications of the Dallas Buyers Club decision on workplace piracy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • April 21 2015

The laid back Australian attitude has seen your average Joe turn a blind eye to the illegality of online piracy. However, as many have nervously

Downloading information from your old employer? Beware, it could be a costly exercise!
  • Holman Webb
  • Australia
  • October 27 2014

On 23 October 2014 the Federal Court of Australia handed down a decision that dealt with the downloading of software by an employee immediately

It's developed in work hours with the employer's resources - can the employee still own copyright?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 16 2012

Employers should ensure employment agreements are clear in providing that inventions or creations using information belonging to an employer belong to the employer