Two possible reasons to visit Amsterdam in July: copyright and privacy law courses at the University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Information Law.
The Commonwealth government is consulting about a draft treaty on the enforcement of foreign judgments including whether and how IP judgments should be included
The Australian government has issued a consultation paper on copyright modernisation addressing fair use or fair dealing, contracting out and orphan works
Government consultation of injunctions against ISPs to block access to infringing websites
Pagone J has awarded Pokémon $1 in damages and 70% of its costs from Redbubble for misleading or deceptive conduct and copyright infringement. An interesting aspect of the case is that Redbubble’s implementation of a notice and take down scheme under the DMCA didn’t save it from liability, but did influence the ruling on remedies.
The Government has introduced a Bill to extend the class of persons who can claim the benefits of the safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968 provided in sections 116AA to 116AJ.
McDougall J has rejected EIFY’s claim to copyright infringement based on look and feel or structure and sequence
Patents involving medical devices, the technical problem and injunctions against innovators; intermediary copyright liability
The impact of the digital revolution on the music industry
AIPPI Congress in Sydney