The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal is a compilation honouring the contributions of Janice Luck upon her retirement from academia, and includes the following content, focusing primarily on trade mark and designs law: “A requiem for Champagne Heidsieck: Trade mark use and parallel importation” – Robert Burrell and Michael Handler; “The luckless plan to plan infringer” – David J Brennan; “The various legal challenges to tobacco packaging regulations” – Mark Davison; and Registering non-traditional signs as trade marks in Australia: A retrospective” – Dr Amanda Scardamaglia and Mitchell Adams. There is also an Editorial by General Editor Dr David Lindsay, and a tribute penned by Professor Sam Ricketson.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Conscience and unjust enrichment” – Robert Boadle; “Singapore flags avenue of appeal against plain-packaging tribunal’s ruling on jurisdiction” – Tom Clarke; and “Law vs history: The bill of rights 1688 or 1689?” – David Clark. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Constitutional Law; International Focus; Personalia; Overseas Law; and Recent Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal publishes the following material: “Appropriation in the name of art: Is a quotation exception the answer?” – Elizabeth Adeney; “Plain packaging and the TRIPS Agreement: A response to Professor Gervais” – Mark Davison; “Perez v Fernandez: Australia’s first decision on the moral right of integrity” – Jani McCutcheon; and “Defining intellectual property crime” – Michael Speck and Gregor Urbas.
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.
The second Part for Volume 22 of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes articles by Sarah Bennett regarding the compatibility of plain packaging with TRIPs and an article by Jani McCutcheon critically considering the originality threshold in two important cases for IP law. This Part also includes a Topic of Interest from Mark Sumptor discussing IP and competition law.
The last Part of Volume 22 of the Public Law Review includes a wide range of material relevant to public law. The Comments section includes pieces on plain packaging on tobacco products, the uses and abuses of prorogation and consequences of Wainohu v NSW. The three articles tackle legal recognition of same-sex unions in Australia, government community service contracts and taxation by administrative discretion, as well as three separate commentaries on this article. There is also a developments section and a book review.