Intellectual Property update: The new parallel importation defence to trade mark infringement ― more black and white than grey?
Our latest Intellectual Property update provides a reminder as to how the importers of grey goods may benefit from the recent changes to the Trade Marks Act.
Owners Corporation update: Fire danger ― don’t wait until it’s too late!
Our latest Owners Corporation update looks at the progress made to date on rectifying non-compliant cladding across Melbourne, and more broadly Victoria, since the fire at the Lacrosse building in November 2014. It highlights what owners corporations and their managers need to know about Show Cause Notices and Minor Works Orders and what to do if there is, or may be, combustible cladding on the building.
Construction and Infrastructure update: Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) ― new reforms now in effect
On 17 December 2018, a new wave of reforms were introduced to Queensland’s security of payment regime. The new reforms are part of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act which was passed by the Queensland Parliament in October 2017. Our latest Construction and Infrastructure update looks of the key reforms that recently came into effect.