New amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), which simplify the country of origin labelling regime and provide clarity to businesses about their responsibilities under the Australian Consumer Law, are now in effect.
The NSW Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified that a broad assignment of rights will enable a purchaser to sue on the transferred warranty – regardless of whether the purchaser knew of the relevant defects at the time of the acquisition.
After a two-year review process, the Australian Government has committed to enacting the recommendations of the Sansom Review, which will create a more streamlined and efficient system for the regulation of therapeutic goods in Australia.
The complex regulatory regime surrounding the use of drones in Australia can give rise to significant challenges, particularly for companies wishing to integrate drones into their day-to-day activities.
In response to growing interest in the commercial use of drones or remotely piloted aircrafts in a range of industries in Australia, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority has developed new regulations that will take effect from 29 September 2016.
Intellectual property lawyers will be familiar with the usual form of order for the injunctive relief awarded in trade mark infringement cases. But when it comes to registered design cases, the appropriate form of order is not so clear…
The Federal Court’s recent decision in Qantas v Edwards  FCA 729 provides a useful exposition of the “prior conflicting mark” and “prior reputation” grounds of opposition under the Trade Marks Act.