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December 2, 2019

Mandatory data breach notification scheme – what’s in store for 2016?

Earlier this year the Federal Government indicated it would introduce a mandatory data breach notification scheme. An exposure draft of the proposed legislation has now been […]
December 2, 2019

What happens when your brand becomes a product descriptor? Beware of the slide into genericide

In this edition of From the Bench, Georgina Hey from Norton Rose Fulbright looks at what happens when your brand becomes a generic product descriptor and […]
December 2, 2019

‘Personal Information’ Must Be Information ‘About An Individual’

In this edition of From the Bench, Gavin Smith and Michael Pattison, partners at law firm Allens, examine a recent ruling which reinforces the Privacy Act […]
December 2, 2019

IT’S 29 FEBRUARY! DON’T WAIT FOR ANOTHER LEAP YEAR TO REFRESH YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE AANA CODES

Pressure on advertisers is increasing as bad news travels faster, and content that once seemed “right” turns into a huge controversy within hours. The AANA Codes, guidelines […]
December 2, 2019

Code Crux: AANA Environmental Claims in Advertising & Marketing Code

In each edition of Code Crux we look at the AANA Codes and shine a light on the key principles. If you’re marketing to those who […]
December 2, 2019

Media reform – are we there yet?

Australia’s media ownership rules were introduced in 1987 and are widely considered to be outdated. As media has evolved and the means for delivery expanded through […]
December 2, 2019

Code Crux: AANA Code for Marketing & Advertising Communications to Children

In each edition of Code Crux we’ll take a look at a provision of the AANA Codes and shine a light on the key principles. Christmas […]
December 2, 2019

Gummy bear fails to take out its rival, the Lindt chocolate bear

In this edition of From the Bench, Nadia Guadagno from law firm Allens provides some insight into trade mark developments and whether 3D shapes can infringe […]
December 2, 2019

YouTube Kids app launches in Australia

YouTube, arguably the most influential entertainment platform in the world, has now launched a YouTube Kids app in Australia after a controversial start in US earlier […]