Increasingly, the system of private certification of buildings is being slated, by those with expertise and knowledge in the area, as one of the main factors accounting for the crisis in the residential building industry in NSW. Construction lawyer, Jessica Rippon, is forthright in identifying private certification as a contributing factor, in her article “Closing ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “Fairness and balance: Lessons from Canada for the proposed Australian law of fair use” – Melissa de Zwart; “Authorisation as accessorial liability: The overlooked role of knowledge” – Joachim Dietrich; and “Trade marks for the design and layout of retail premises” – Ben McEniery. Also included in this Part is a book review from David Brennan of “Code Wars – 10 Years of P2P Software Litigation” by Rebecca Giblin.
The January 2013 Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal publishes the following material: “Section 18 of the Designs Act 2003: The neglected copyright/design overlap provision” – Janice Luck; “Plain packaging and the TRIPS Agreement: A response to Professors Davison, Mitchell and Voon” – Daniel Gervais; and “‘Public rights’ in copyright: What makes up Australia’s public domain?” – Graham Greenleaf and Catherine Bond.