IP, IT and Biotechnology

Domain Names – Important changes coming this month (March)!

Posted on March 02, 2022

Domain names are a key part of the IP of a business. This is reflected in the amounts for which some clearly valuable domain names have…

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Be 'clever' with branding

Posted on June 23, 2021

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has long been a popular ‘second tier’ financial institution within the community – a ‘community bank’. The bank…

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Video surveillance law for the workplace and home

Posted on January 19, 2021

Video surveillance is increasingly a fact of everyday life. The cost and size of the equipment have shrunk, and there has been an…

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I call it the ‘Big Mac’

Posted on September 24, 2020

In the late 1970’s, McWilliam’s Wines launched wine in a 2-litre bottle. Their advert quoted a wine writer saying ‘I call it the “Big…

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Copyright in the Aboriginal Flag

Posted on September 16, 2020

This flag is protected by copyright. By reproducing it, we are quite possibly infringing the copyright of Harold Thomas, the original…

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‘Your Google search is at risk’

Posted on September 09, 2020

Unless you don’t use Google, Facebook or YouTube, you would have seen messages such as this in the last couple of weeks. What’s going on…

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Privacy? What about Spam?

Posted on July 10, 2020

Most organisations know that when they are reaching out to customers or potential customers using their personal information (name, email…

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‘Scalping’ of tickets and other ‘dodgy’ practices targeted in SA

Posted on August 06, 2019

Ever missed out on tickets for a popular event, only then to find that the tickets have been ‘scalped’ and are now only available at a…

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New gift card expiry laws – are you affected?

Posted on July 29, 2019

Last December there was a subtle change to the law around gift cards and vouchers in South Australia. These must now have an expiry date of…

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Surveillance Laws in South Australia - What’s new?

Posted on August 23, 2018

New video and other surveillance laws are now in force in South Australia (since December 2017). The Surveillance Devices Act 2016 (SA)…

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