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Unfair contract term laws: important changes and IP agreements

By: Rhys Williamson
17 December 2020

Upcoming changes to the unfair contract term laws mean any business that requires customers or small business commercial partners to enter into standard form contracts sh...

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Protecting your trade mark

By: Rhys Williamson
12 October 2020

Your business is making some serious cash – or it’s about to. Customers are raving about what you do – or they’re about to. You know a strong and recognisable...

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New guidance on patenting computer-implemented inventions (Commissioner of Patents v Rokt Pte Ltd [2020] FCAFC 86)

By: Rhys Williamson
5 June 2020

The Full Court of the Federal Court in Commissioner of Patents v Rokt Pte Ltd [2020] FCAFC 86  (Rokt Appeal)  has unanimously held that Rokt’s ‘digital adve...

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New guidance on patenting computer-implemented inventions (Facebook, Inc. [2020] APO 19)

By: Rhys Williamson
14 May 2020

A recent Australian Patent Office decision of Facebook, Inc. [2020] APO 19 may signal a relaxation of its view on what’s required to patent a computer–implemented inv...

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Transfer pricing laws and why it’s time to review your profits

By: Rhys Williamson
18 February 2020

Transfer pricing laws and why it’s time to review your profits With the Australian Tax Office (ATO) continuing to target multinational corporate tax avoidance, the Aust...

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When can you patent an invention implemented by a computer – Encompass Corporation v InfoTrack (September 2019)

By: Rhys Williamson
11 December 2019

The patentability of computer-implemented inventions has long been a tricky issue for innovators and entrepreneurs. While a recent decision by the Full Bench of the Austr...

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