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

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

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 both the public and private sectors worldwide as workplaces encourage employees to work-from-home.

25 March 2020

Key learnings for businesses interested in adopting data-driven supply chains

The legal framework is now in place for the start of the CDR in the banking sector. The timeframes for responding to requests for consumer data have...

18 February 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

Are content quotas on the way for Australian screens?

The Australian Government has recently published its response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s Digital Platforms Inquiry Report.

07 February 2020

Impacts of the Internet of Things

July 2019 marks 20 years since the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act) was passed by the Australian Government and hit the stage.

25 November 2019

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