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ASIC commences proceedings alleging failure to have adequate cyber systems – a new era of cybersecurity regulatory action?

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ASIC commences proceedings alleging failure to have adequate cyber systems – a new era of cybersecurity regulatory action?

This article was written by Cheng Lim and Madeline Close.Landmark proceedings commencedASIC commenced proceedings on 21 August 2020 against RI Advice Group Pty Ltd (RI) alleging its failure...

26 August 2020

Australia's 2020 Cybersecurity Strategy: Looking ahead

This article was written by Kirsten Bowe, Soeun Hong and Daniela Lai.The increasing importance of cyber securityCyber attacks have rapidly become an alarming and more frequent issue around...

25 August 2020

The Future of Surveillance Law in Queensland

Surveillance law is a rapidly evolving area due to the everchanging landscape of surveillance technology. The Queensland Law Reform Commission (QLRC) recently released its report detailing the findings...

11 August 2020

Designing a reform – Exposure drafts for key Designs Act 2003 amendments released

This article was written by John Swinson, Johnathon Hall and Linus Schibler.The designs regime in Australia is set to receive a long-anticipated update following IP Australia recently releasing...

10 August 2020

Full Federal Court clarifies limits on the ability of an exclusive licensee to sue for infringement of a patent

This article was written by Sarah-Jane Frydman, Luke Hawthorne and Kim O'Connell.In what may be the final chapter of the long-running dispute concerning Lundbeck’s patent for its blockbuster antidepressant Lexapro®,...

07 August 2020

Game On for Aristocrat

The Australian Treasurer has announced major reforms to Australia’s foreign investment regime. On the one hand there is some welcome relief and greater regulatory clarity for investment...

09 June 2020

Australia’s patent system review is underway

On 26 May 2020, the Australian Government announced that the review into Australia’s patent system had been launched, with the aim of examining the accessibility of the patents...

03 June 2020

Full Federal Court again finds computer implemented method lacks patentability

This article was written by Kim O’Connell, Sarah-Jane Frydman and Louisa Dimarco.The Full Federal Court has published a highly anticipated judgment that will impact the decision-making of technology companies and have...

22 May 2020

Federal Court dismisses claim by Commonwealth for compensation for additional PBS costs

Commonwealth denied compensation for additional PBS costs following injunction restraining generic clopidogrel launch despite patent being invalidThis article was written by Matt Swinn, Kim O’Connell, Suzy Madar, Bridie...

28 April 2020

Stopping the outbreak of coronavirus trade marks

As of Monday 23 March 2020, over 20 applications have been filed by opportunistic applicants to register trade marks containing “COVID” or “CORONAVIRUS."

25 March 2020

Novel Coronavirus: Opportunities for companies in the health sector – temporary regulatory measures for medical supplies and diagnostic tests in China and Australia

While countries around the world grapple with containment of the COVID-19 virus, a number of governments have implemented or are considering implementing special measures.

04 March 2020

Consumer Data Right: The long road to accreditation

Now is the time to engage with the Consumer Data Right participant accreditation process if your organisation wants to be in a position to receive CDR data on...

18 February 2020

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