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Thomson Reuters and the General Editor of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal, Dr David Lindsay, are pleased to announce that Ella O’Sullivan is the winner of the 2012 intellectual property law essay competition.
The final Part of Volume 1 of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice publishes the following material: “Civil procedure and commercial arbitration reforms in Victoria” – Hon Robert Clark, Attorney-General of Victoria; “Appellate judgments – the need for clarity” – Justice James Allsop; “Some ethical issues: A view from the bench” – Hon Justice John Griffıths; “Remedies in commercial litigation” – Justice Robert McDougall; “How to conduct a hearing” – Hon Peter Heerey AM QC; and “In locals we trust – foreigners pay cash: Rethinking security for costs against foreign residents” – Michael John Raine.
The Journal of Law and Medicine publishes contributions about issues that have a legal, medical or bioethical content arising at the interface between law and health, including the delivery of the full range of health services. Its focus is broad, international and cross-disciplinary. The journal seeks to encourage informed discourse about contemporary issues from empirical, ...more
(Published in The Last Word, Vol 3 Pt 4 (Dec 2012) of Workplace Review) By Jeffrey Phillips SC opportunistic disintermediation … the middle man’s risk of being cut out. (Perram J in Informax International Pty Ltd v Clarius Group Ltd (2011) 192 FCR 210 at ) The Full Court of the Federal Court has revisited on ...more
(Published in Family Dispute Resolution, Vol 2 No 4 (Sept 2012) of Family Law Review) By Linda Kochanski Assistant Professor, Bond University, Queensland A situation that will always cause a family mediator some trepidation is when a mediation comes to a halt due to the parties reaching an impasse (“stalemate”, “stumbling block” or “obvious difference” ...more
Zombie Marks? Ceased Registrations, Failed Applications and Citation Objections under s 44 of the Trade Marks Act
Forthcoming in the Australian Intellectual Property Journal: Zombie Marks? Ceased Registrations, Failed Applications and Citation Objections under s 44 of the Trade Marks Act
(Selection of excerpts published in Developments, Vol 23 Pt 4 (Dec 2012) of the Public Law Review) FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DELAYS REFERENDUM ON INDIGENOUS CONSTITUTIONAL RECOGNITION The federal government has decided to delay any referendum on the recognition of Indigenous Australians. The decision to delay the referendum, which was originally planned to be held before the next ...more
The latest Part of the ALJ publishes the following articles: “Legal coherence in the High Court: String theory for lawyers” – Professor Michael Gillooly; “Claimed property right does not hold water” – John R Corkill OAM; and “The consumer and the Personal Property Securities Act 2009: Does the regime protect consumers?” – Nicholas Mirzai. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues, Family Law, Conveyancing and Property, Recent Cases, Book Reviews, Letter to the Editor, Overseas Law and Obituaries for Charles Comans and Jeremy Pope.
The latest Part of ADRJ publishes the following: “Predictable irrationality in mediation: Insights from behavioural economics” – Laurence Boulle; “How a dose of humour may help mediators & disputants in conflict” – Clare Coburn, Becky Batagol & Kathy Douglas; “Proportionality of sanctions under the WADA Code: CAS jurisprudence & the need for a strict approach” – James Duffy; “Developing ethical practice as a family dispute resolution practitioner” – Oyiela Litaba; “A focus on process: Procedures to address disputes about end of life decisions” – Kate Curnow and Lisa Toohey; “The power of explanation in healthcare mediation” – Christian Behrenbruch & Grant Davies; and “The mediator who has to pay the disputants: Conflict management in China” – Ting Ting Li.
The latest Part of C&SLJ publishes the following material: “The High Court and the c-suite: Implications of Shafron for company executives below board level” – Tim Bednall and Victoria Ngomba; Securities Industry and Managed Investments; Current Developments – Legal and Administrative; Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance; Overseas Notes – New Zealand; and Overseas Notes – Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.