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Landmark decision affirms jurisdiction of English courts to determine FRAND terms

In a watershed decision with significant implications for the technology and telecommunications industries – and the patent community more broadly – the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom...

31 August 2020

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

Securing our future: call for views on an enhanced regulatory framework for Australia’s critical infrastructure

The security and resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure is fundamental to its economy, security and sovereignty. Last week, the Department of Home Affairs published a consultation paper...

17 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

Practical tips for Productivity Monitoring Software

With flexible working arrangements are on the uptick, some businesses are installing software on employees’ computers to monitor productivity. Organisations considering implementation of productivity monitoring software understands...

17 July 2020

Screen scraping: A question of legality

A recent decision in the United States has cast light on the legality of screen scraping and how Australian courts may interpret such conduct. In hiQ Labs v...

09 July 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

5G inquiry report released (no, it’s not about 5G’s responsibility for COVID!...)

This article was written by Georgia MacKenzie and Kate Creighton-Selvay. As COVID-19 continues to heighten focus on 5G – and the opportunities and challenges it represents – the Government this week released...

18 May 2020

One step closer: draft designation instrument released for Consumer Data Right in energy

The Consumer Data Right’s (CDR) implementation in the energy sector is one step closer to becoming a reality. In this alert, we describe the transformations the energy...

15 May 2020

COVID-19 NFP Guidance – Digitally safe while socially distant – the importance of cyber-security awareness in the COVID-19 climate

The rapid progression of COVID-19 has resulted in widespread changes to the working environment for the charity and not-for-profit sector worldwide as workplaces encourage employees to work-from-home.

02 April 2020

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