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Go Fish! Tackle-ing IP Ownership

The recent Federal Court decision to refuse an application for interlocutory injunction again highlights the importance of clarifying intellectual property ownership and use rights. If a party does not have the rights asserted, questions will be raised on its ability to bring intellectual property infringement proceedings.

Redundancies – What Employers Need to be Aware of

In this economic climate, many businesses are looking to minimise their costs, leading to the current rise in redundancies. In response, the Federal Government last week allocated $298.5 million to help employees made redundant re-enter the workforce.

The use of trade marks in Google Advertising

Market leader Google operates the largest keyword advertising network, AdWords. Keyword advertising is increasing in the Australian market to search businesses and products. Is your company using keyword advertising to generate sales enquiries?

Review of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)

The Australian Law Reform Commission has recommended comprehensive changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). It is expected that many of these changes will be adopted into law. Read on to find out how these changes might effect you!