Wednesday, October 16, 2013

New Land Nav App

Cool app if you are interested in Land Navigation (LandNav) - have a look at

Friday, July 19, 2013

Fwd: Francis Gurry Lecture on IP 2013

The Melbourne Law School and the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia warmly invites you to attend the

2013 Francis Gurry Lecture on Intellectual Property

"Re-thinking the Role of IP"

to be presented by

Dr Francis Gurry
Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization

Wednesday, 21 August 2013: SYDNEY
Thursday, 22 August 2013: MELBOURNE

The lecture will explore the major economic, social, and political developments affecting intellectual property. It will examine how innovation and intellectual property are increasingly central to economic strategy and competitive advantage, and will show why the knowledge economy is causing an adjustment to the way in which we think of the role of intellectual property.

Francis Gurry is Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He is the highest-ranking Australian official in a United Nations agency.

Time:            6.45 pm

Date:            Wednesday, 21 August 2013: SYDNEY
                    Thursday, 22 August 2013: MELBOURNE
Location:     Wesley Conference Centre, 220 Pitt Street, SYDNEY
                     Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton, MELBOURNE

Bookings essential - register online

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Friday, June 14, 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Dick Smith...

has provided some good material for those us interested in marketing law, here's the latest

and just recently (even got coverage in the UK)

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

A bit of contract trivia..

Minites uses a slogan ''It's moments like these you need Minties''. In the 1920s advertising included a cartoon, depicting some hapless bloke in a precarious predicament, sometimes drawn by James Bancks (who you might remember from such famous High Court cases as Associated Newspapers Ltd v Bancks [1955] HCA 24

Friday, January 4, 2013

Good example of some competition fundamentals

Interesting to note that Microsoft, long time sparring partner of the FTC is reported as backing the action against Google.