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Intellectual Property, Technology and Media Newsletter – September 2021

Welcome to our Newsletter, bringing you the latest in Intellectual Property, Technology and Media Law news. Innovation and incentives: patent…

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Federal Court of Australia approves Artificial Intelligence to be Inventor for Patents Act purposes

A decision was handed down on 30 July 2021 by Justice Beach of the Federal Court in Thaler v Commissioner…

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Saving grace in changes to the Designs Act

Forthcoming changes to the Designs Act 2003 (Cth) will provide greater opportunities for designers to protect their novel designs. Design…

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Tech to go: the Commonwealth’s fast-IP plan for research commercialisation

The process of reaching agreement between research institutions, industry and government in the research and development (R&D) space can be…

Read More » – 24 March 2022 announced as launch date for second level .au domain names

The governing body of .au domain names, the .au Domain Administration (auDA), recently announced that .au direct names will launch…

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Landmark decision for publications on social media: High Court rules that media companies are publishers of the comments made on their Facebook posts

On 8 September 2021, the High Court ruled in Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd; Nationwide News Pty Limited; Australian News…

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