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Do we have healthy industry competition in Australia? Do we have the right regulatory framework? Damien Carrick speaks to the chairwoman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Gina Cass-Gottlieb.
I have been given the great honour today of talking about my friend and colleague, the late Anne-Marie Hutchinson, OBE QC (Hons).
Speaking at the tail end of this meeting, I have to keep this interesting!
I am not going to talk at first about Anne-Marie, but two other inspirational
In January 2024, UNIQLO CO., LTD. (UNIQLO) announced that it had filed a lawsuit before the Tokyo District Court against Roadget Business Pte. Ltd., Fashion Choice Pte. Ltd., and SHEIN Japan Co., Ltd. (collectively, SHEIN Parties). UNIQLO alleges that the SHEIN Parties have infringed Japan’s Unfair Competition Prevention Act
A recent decision of the NSW Court of Appeal has reinforced the vigor and breadth of the inherent supervisory jurisdiction of Australia’s superior courts, a hobby horse of mine for a couple of years now, and applied it in the context of a solicitor who overcharged his client, a mortgagee,
My case note of Hartnett v Bell  NSWCA 244 is here. The purpose of this sister post is to reproduce the summary of the law relating to the superior courts’ inherent jurisdiction to supervise the charging of and discipline its officers which Bell CJ set out at :
Matthew D. Townsend
In Valmorbida v Les Denny Pty Ltd  VSC 680, Justice Gorton confirmed that prescriptive easements can still be established in Victoria. Prescriptive easements, or the doctrine of the lost modern grant, is a legal fiction established whereby after 20 … Continue reading →
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Check out my recent video presentation entitled “Judging the judges – Stradford a pseudonym v Judge Vasta  FCA 1020”. In this video I look at Justice Wigney’s Federal Court decision in which he found Judge Vasta, the Commonwealth and the State of Queensland liable for false imprisonment and ordered
American guest author Ashley Taylor has written an interest article about having a holistic approach to maintaining your health and addressing fertility issues:
In the journey toward maintaining your health and addressing fertility issues, embracing a holistic approach is key. Wellness is more than just a goal; it’s a sustainable
An initiative to create a voluntary code of practice on copyright and Generative AI (“Gen AI”) has failed to reach an agreement. The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), who led the conversations that started mid-2023, has not been able to reach consensus within the working group in relation to
The Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technology Services Consultation Paper is now available and open for feedback until 25 February 2024.
This follows the Minister for Health, Mental Health and Ambulance Services and Minister for Women’s commitment to regulate the assisted reproductive technology (ART) industry in Queensland by 2024.
The paper is designed to
Although the question of the (un)reasonableness of a party’s rejection of a Calderbank letter is one which requires an analysis of all the facts and circumstances, sending such an offer to resolve a proceeding too close to trial can be a wasted effort, particularly if the offer is deemed not
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Check out my ACCC Cheat Sheet for January 2024. Whilst it was a relatively quiet month there were some important announcements including the findings and recommendations of the ACCC Childcare enquiry, the announcement of the ACCC’s supermarket price enquiry, warnings about the Taylor Swift Tour scam and the introduction of
A New York federal jury sided in favor of Chanel on all of it claims against luxury reseller What Goes Around Comes Around (WGACA), awarding Chanel US$4 million in statutory damages for sales of counterfeit Chanel-branded handbags. In Chanel, Inc. v. What Goes Around Comes Around, LLC, et al.,
Recently the High Court of Justice of England and Wales handed down its judgment in a trade mark infringement proceeding between Aldi v Thatcher’s that had been being watched by many.
Thatchers had sued Aldi for trade mark infringement and passing off over claims that the supermarket’s Taurus
On January 26, 2024, a federal jury in Los Angeles handed down its verdict in one of the first copyright infringement cases to grapple with fair use after the Supreme Court’s 2023 Warhol decision.1 The trial concerned a dispute over a tattoo inked by Katherine Von Drachenberg (known as