The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “The Right to Repair: Perspectives from the United States” – Leah Chan Grinvald and Ofer Tur-Sinai; “European Steps to the Right to Repair: Towards a Comprehensive Approach to a Sustainable Lifespan of Products and Materials?” – Taina Pihlajarinne; “Anti-circumvention Prohibitions and the Function of the Work” – Graeme W Austin; “Revisiting the Repair Defence in the Designs Act (2003) in Light of the Right to Repair Movement and the Circular Economy” – Leanne Wiseman and Kanchana Kariyawasam; “Rewriting Judicial History or Just Refilling Ink? Patents and the Right to Repair in Australia Post-Calidad: “Logic, Simplicity and Coherence with Legal Principle” Prevail over “Rights Which They Have Held for More Than a Century”” – Michael Williams and Vanessa Farago-Diener; and “Certified Repairable: Using Trade Marks to Distinguish, Signal and Encourage Repair” – Jay Sanderson and Teddy Henriksen. There is also an Editorial by Leanne Wiseman and Kanchana Kariyawasam.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “The Mandatory Repair Scheme for Motor Vehicles 2019: Australia’s First Response to the International Right to Repair Movement?” – Leanne Wiseman, Kanchana Kariyawasam and Lucas Davey; “Working for the Brand: The Regulation of Employment in Franchise Systems in Australia” – Tess Hardy; “Fair Work Bargaining for Police: A Proposal for Reform” – Giuseppe Carabetta; and “Are the “Efficiently, Honestly and Fairly” and Unconscionable Conduct Civil Penalty Provisions Equally as Effective in Combating Unfair Practices By Licensees?” – Jessica Zarkovic. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial by Michael Terceiro; Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Natural Meaning Equals Natural Monopoly: New Declaration Criteria for Access to Services under the Competition and Consumer Act” – Michael Gvozdenovic; and Company Law and Securities: “ASIC v King – The High Court Clarifies Who Is an “Officer” of a Corporation” – Jennifer Chambers, Michael Legg and Lindsay Stankovic.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “‘Why Not Litigate?’ – The Royal Commission, ASIC and the Future of the Enforcement Pyramid” – Michael Legg and Stephen Speirs; “The Lawfulness of the Dismissal/Termination of an Employee Who Has Expressed ‘Unwelcome’ Religious Views” – Anthony Gray; “Online Auctions and Consumer Protection in the United Kingdom and Australia: The Value of Transparency” – Jodi Gardner and Kanchana Kariyawasam; and “The Legal Implications of E-commerce for the Australian Franchise Sector” – Zhanna Kremez, Kanchana Kariyawasam and Lorelle Frazer. Also in this Part are the following sections: Consumer Protection: “Penalising the Inclusion of Unfair Terms in Standard Form Small Business Contracts – A Critical Analysis” – Mark Lewis; Industrial and Workplace Relations Law: “Small Business and Unfair Dismissal: A Review of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s Proposed Reforms” – Victoria Lambropoulos; and Book Review: “The Legitimacy and Responsiveness of Industry Rule-making”, by Karen Lee – Reviewed by Rob Nicholls.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Digital Wallets and Consumer Protection” – Kanchana Kariyawasam and Matthew Tsai; “Problems with Free-range Labelling of Australian Eggs: Hatching a Viable Solution” – Samantha Denford; Defective Goods; Case Notes; Council Considerations; Economic(s) Matters; Report from China; Report from Europe; Worth Repeating; and Odds and Ends.