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Co-written by Amelia McDermott KEY TAKE-OUTS Recently, CHOICE has published an article regarding Kmart, Bunnings & The Good Guys’ use of facial recognition software. There… Read More »Is facial recognition invading your privacy?
Co-written by Amelia McDermott KEY TAKE -OUTS Artist Harold Thomas created the design in 1971 and acquired intellectual property rights in the flag. This meant… Read More »Aboriginal Flag Flies Freely After $20 Million Deal with Federal Government
co-written by Kane Fieldsend A new NSW Government grant will be introduced this month in the hopes of easing the ongoing stress the Omicron strain… Read More »New Support Program for NSW Small Businesses
KEY TAKE OUTS The statute of limitations acts to put a deadline on when you can commence legal proceedings. In other words, a limitation period… Read More »The Ticking Clock: What is the Statute of Limitations?
Co-written by Allyce Silm KEY TAKE-OUTS: A statement of claim is a court document that commences proceedings in a court. If you disagree with the… Read More »Received a Statement of Claim: What Should You Do?
Co-written by Natasha Breski KEY TAKE-OUTS: Professor at James Cook University fired for comments criticising fellow colleagues regarding their climate change research and a breach… Read More »Intellectual Freedom: A Win for Free Speech on University Campuses
KEY TAKE-OUTS: Seven West Media is demanding 7-Eleven remove their trademark over the number ‘7’. Trademarks are important to register your exclusive use of a… Read More »Lucky Number 7: Seven and 7-Eleven in Trademark War?
Co-written by Natasha Breski KEY TAKE-OUTS: Baby on Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ album cover sues the band for the unauthorised use of his photo. Ownership of a… Read More »Baby on Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover Sues the Band: Who Owns the Photo?
Co-written by Natasha Breski KEY TAKE-OUTS: Copyright protects the use and distribution of works found to be property founded on a person’s creative skill and… Read More »Olivia Rodrigo Pays Millions to Paramore Over Copyright Breach: Could This Happen to You?
KEY TAKE-OUTS: It is important to think about whether a debtor can pay before commencing proceedings; The law tries to assist in recovering money following… Read More »Enforcing a Judgment – How to get blood out of a stone?
Co-authored by Allyce Silm. KEY TAKE-OUTS: On 13 July 2021, the NSW Government announced further economic support packages for businesses and individuals suffering from the… Read More »The newest COVID-19 relief payments for individuals and businesses: are you eligible?
KEY TAKE-OUTS: As we are increasingly working, living and socialising online, there is an increase in cyberattacks and online scams. It is important to report… Read More »Pitfalls of the Digital Age: COVID-19 and Cyberattacks
Recently, following an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) investigation, the Federal Court has ordered Dodo Services Pty Ltd (“Dodo”) and iPrimus (“the Companies”) to… Read More »DO-DO OR DO-NOT Mislead and Deceive: DODO & iPrimus to Pay $2.5M
The exclusion of an estranged child, sibling, or former spouse in a Will is not an uncommon occurrence and it is often the case that… Read More »Leaving Someone Out of a Will – the Dos and Don’ts
People often ask why does a lease need to be in a certain format, or have a disclosure document, however, there is a whole set… Read More »Commercial Lease v Retail Lease – What’s the Difference?