The 2018 Mince Pie Hunt is our quest to find Brisbane's finest mince tart before Christmas. Let's get hunting!
Here are some of the stories that caught my attention in the past 2-3 weeks or so: Intellectual property US: THE SLANTS trademark application officially approved - and the SCOTUS ruling US: Apple owes WARF $506 million for intellectual property it used Canada: Haliburton officials upset after man trademarks name of county Copyright Olive Cotton [...]
Here are some of the stories that caught my attention in the past 6 weeks or so: Intellectual Property The Federal Court of Canada has ruled that Access Copyright is entitled to collect royalties from York University for its staff’s and students’ copying of articles and other materials used in “coursepacks” and learning management systems. [...]
Here are some of the stories that caught my attention in the past 6 weeks or so: Data privacy & policy Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull and Senator George Brandis are reportedly looking at changing Australian laws (News) to force telecommunications and technology firms to help authorities decrypt suspect messages , including by sanctioning providers who [...]
Here are some of the stories that caught my attention in the past week or so: Update on the “Amazon.com Tax” and “Netflix Tax” changes to Australian GST Further to my previous article, on 16 February 2017 the Commonwealth Government introduced a bill to Parliament that seeks to change the law to extend the Australian [...]
Here are some of the stories that caught my attention in the past week or so: Internet & Technology The ACCC is taking Apple to court, alleging Apple mislead Australian consumers An Italian court issued a nationwide Uber ban Cloud viruses in the Invisible Republic Telecommunications & Broadband On 13 April 2017, the grace period [...]