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Exposure draft of the Critical Infrastructure Bill 2020 provides some answers, questions remain.

Exposure draft of the Critical Infrastructure Bill 2020 provides some answers, questions remain.

On 9 November 2020, the Australian Government released the exposure draft of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020 (Cth) (‘draft Bill’).

30 November 2020

Patent rights on sale: High Court adopts doctrine of exhaustion of rights on first sale

The High Court of Australia has ruled on and concluded a long-running dispute between Seiko-Epson and Calidad in relation to print cartridges, setting down an important precedent in...

13 November 2020

Not so happy camper: reputational damage to brands online

In this article, we unpack the Bruder Case and the types of claims businesses may have against customers who publish disparaging content online.

13 November 2020

Privacy reform across the ditch: New Zealand Privacy Act commencing soon

We are now less than a month away from a new privacy law in New Zealand. The Privacy Act 2020 (NZ) (the NZ Privacy Act), which commences on...

09 November 2020

Government commences broad-based review of Australian Privacy Laws

On 30 October 2020 the Australian Government commenced a broad-based review of Australian Privacy Laws by releasing an Issues Paper seeking feedback on possible privacy law reforms. ...

04 November 2020

Powering towards a digitalised future: call for views on the Energy Security Board’s new Data Strategy

In this alert, we identify the main takeaways from the Data Strategy, describe the major role played by KWM and Galexia in the development of the strategy and...

03 November 2020

Clear Signs Needed – Patent Exploitation by the Crown

Are you aware that the Crown can exploit inventions in pending and granted patents for its own purposes without infringing patent rights?

02 November 2020

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

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