Issue 113 : September 2018

Editorial : Fiona Phillips and Fiona Rotstein

In Conversation with the Honourable Justice Stephen Burley : Fiona Phillips

Articles:

On the Retirement of David Catterns QC : Peter Banki

The Fearless Girl and the Charging Bull: Does Public Art Wave a Red Flag For Moral Rights? : Bethany Larum

Designs Law and 3D Printing: Global Issues in the Local Context of Australia : Bram Van Wiele

From Fast Fashion to Wearable Technology – the intersection of design, innovation, and the law in New Zealand : Lauren Butchers

Recent Developments in IP in New Zealand : Clive Elliott QC

The Territoriality of Copyright in the Digital Single Market: A Closer Look at the Proposed Broadcaster Regulation : Ted Shapiro

The Patent Cooperation Treaty at 40 : Matthew Bryan and Catherine Jewell

 

Book Review

Cross-Border Copyright Licensing: Law and Practice : Fiona Phillips

 

Reports

INTA Conference 2018 in Sunny Seattle : Alison McGinn

 

Current Developments
Australia
Asia – Singapore and Japan
Europe – European Union and France
North America – Canada and the United States of America

 

Conference Program

 

 

Issue 112 : June 2018

Editorial : Fiona Phillips and Fiona Rotstein

In Conversation with Bernadette Jew : Anna Spies

Articles:

Patent infringement post-Actavis v Eli Lilly: the treatment of equivalents in the United Kingdom and in Australia : James Lawrence

The Government Response to the Productivity Commission’s Final Report on its Inquiry into Australia’s Intellectual Property Arrangements : Dr Dimitrios Eliades

Patent Protection for Software Related Inventions Under Siege in Australia: Myriad and the Semantics of NRDC : Patrick Conrick

Geoblocking in Australia: Intellectual Property Rights versus Consumer Freedom – Where Does the Balance Lie? : Jessica McNamara

 

Book Review

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries : Fiona Rotstein

 

Reports

Report on 26th Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law and Policy Conference : Fiona Phillips

 

Current Developments
Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Singapore and Japan
Europe – European Union and France

 

 

Issue 111 : March 2018

Editorial : Fiona Phillips and Fiona Rotstein

In Conversation with Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO : Eli Fisher

Articles:

The Robot Revolution – Reinventing Inventorship : Antonia Modkova and Hemma Vara
Centralised Intellectual Property Administrative Management Reform in China: Why It is Needed and Whether It Works : Li Jiang
Keeping the Faith: Is There a Standard of Sufficient “Use” of a Trade Mark in Australia? : Anna Harley

Current Developments
Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Singapore
Europe – France
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

 

 

Issue 110 : September 2017

Editorial :

The Australian Intellectual Property Report 2017: An Overview : Dr Christopher Sexton

In Conversation with Anna Funder : Cameron Murphy AM

Articles:

Section 58A: A Matter of Interpretation : Kimberley Evans and Lena Balakrishnan
Beer and Wine and Children’s Toys : Justin Lambert and Harrison Ottaway
So – What’s Next? Divining the Future of Gene Patenting : Sumer Dayal and Sadat Cheema
SMEs and the Patent Challenge: A South African Perspective : Dr Madelein Kleyn
Assessing the UN High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines Report in Light of the Right to Health : Dr Lisa Forman, Ifrah Abdillahi and Dr Jeannie Samuel
The Injustice of Intellectual Property : Professor Peter Drahos

Reports

Updates in WIPO Precedent: The WIPO Jurisprudential Overview 3.0 is Released : Nicholas Smith

Update on Swiss-type Patent Claims in Australia : Dr Timothy Fitzgerald

The Case for Nations to Act on Medicines Access : William New

Current Developments
Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan
Europe – European Union, Germany, France, United Kingdom
Canada
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

 

Issue 109 : June 2017

Editorial :

Spotlight Focuses Again on the “Poor Cousin” of Intellectual Property : Dr Christopher Sexton

In Conversation with Spotlight Focuses Again on the “Poor Cousin” of Intellectual Property: Dr Christopher Sexton

Articles:

Innocence of Copyright: An Inquiry into the Public Interest :Professor David Nimmer
Tackling Online Piracy in Australia: Lessons Learned from the French Approach : Andrew Robertson
Cyber Espionage: Burglary of the 21st Century : Swatasoma Mohanty
Comparative Study on Patent Grant Requirements on Drugs and Environmentally sound Technologies : Qiong Du

Reports

Patent Damages Counter-factual Analysis: Bayer v Generic Health [2017] FCA 250 : James Lawrence and Leonora Tyers

Brazilian Legend Celso Amorim Recounts Negotiation for TRIPs Flexibilities : William New

Current Developments
Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan
WIPO
Europe – Germany France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations
31st IPSANZ Annual Conference Programme

 

Issue 108 : March 2017

Editorial :

Making Australian IP Even More Productive : Dr Christopher Sexton

In Conversation with with Ross Macaw QC : Craig Smith

Articles:

Recent Developments in IP Remedies : The Honourable Justice David M. Yates
Reputation Runaround – Limitations, Advantages and Reach of Section 60 of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) : Andrew Fox
Slow and Steady Wins the Race – Caution Should Be the Watchword for New Zealand Patent Law : Kate McHaffie
Data Protection for Biologics – Should the Data Exclusivity Period be Increased to 12 Years? : Jenny Wong

Book Review
Indigenous Knowledge Forum – Comparative Systems for Recognising and Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Culture by Natalie P. Stoianoff :  Dr Christopher Sexton

Report
Garuwanga: Forming a Competent Authority to Protect Indigenous Knowledge – A Project supported by the Australian Research Council Linkage Scheme : Professor Natalie Stoianoff

Current Developments
Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan

Europe – France, Germany, United Kingdom
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations


Issue 107 : December 2016

Editorial :

The UN Final Report on Access to Medicines : Dr Christopher Sexton

In Conversation with The Honourable Justice Brendan Brown: Sheana Wheeldon

Articles:

Reputation in European Trade Mark Law: A Re-examination: Professor Robert Burrell and Associate Professor Michael Handler
Inventive Step: A New Starting Point? : David Catterns QC
Inventive Step and Raising the Bar Further? A Proposal to Assist Examiners : Dr Charles Lawson
Trade Secret Protection under the Cloud Computing Environment: From the Chinese Perspective : Assistant Professor (Jerry) Jie Hua
Bioprospecting, the Nagoya Protocol and Indigenous Rights: A New Zealand Perspective : Tim Stirrup
Has the Bar been Raised? Standard of Proof in Patent Opposition Proceedings : Cynthia Cochrane and Catherine Bembrick

Book Review:

“Evatt” by John Murphy : Dr Christopher Sexton

Current Developments
Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan
WIPO
Europe – France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 106 : September 2016

Editorial :

“Heading Toward a Bouyant National IP Economy: The Australian Intellectual Property Report 2016″ and “New UN Report Provides Guidelines for the Examination of Patent Applications Relating to Pharmaceuticals” : Christopher Sexton

In Conversation with Professor Natalie Stoianoff: Christopher Sexton

Articles:

Generioism: Death of the Trade Mark – A New Zealand Perspective: Julian Miles QC and Daisy Williams
Copyright Eligibility of Sports “Moves”: A Far Stretch? : Ankur Gupta
The Price of Milk in China: Parallel Exporting and its Implications under Australian Trade Mark Law : Cynthia Cochrane and David Larish
The Concept of Intellectual Property: from Plato’s Views to Current Copyright Protection in the Light of Open Access : Nikos Koutras

Case Reports:

No Copyright in a Digital Data Stream – Commissioner of Taxation v Seven Network Limited FCAFC 70 : James Lawrence and Leonora Tyers
Patent Validity – Are Computer-Implemented Business Methods Patentable? : Cynthia Cochrane and Ben Mee

Book Review:

“Australian Domain Name Law” by Alpana Roy : Christopher Sexton

Current Developments
Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan
WIPO
Europe – France, United Kingdom
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 105 : June 2016

Editorial :

The Vexed Question of the Supply of Essential but Affordable Medicines to Less Developed Countries and How Greater Equity May be Achieved : Christopher Sexton

In Conversation with Kim Williams AM: Christopher Sexton

Articles:

Valuing Intellectual Property and Early-Stage Assets – Lessons from Uber:Dave Pearson and Gary Cornelius
Copyright Infringement as Theft: Paul Noonan
The Right to Health and Patents Professor Duncan Matthews
The Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 (Cth) and the Increasingly Visible Intersections between the Human Right to Health and Intellectual Property in Australia: Genevieve Wilkinson
Exclusive Licensees without Standing: Justin Lambert and Harrison Ottoway
Mental Elements of Patent Infringement Compensation: Empirical Survey of Taiwan Judicial Decisions and Its Comparative Implications: Associate Professor Richard Li-dar Wang, Shao-ting Hong
Online Trade Mark Infringement and Keyword Advertising: Sylvia Song and Matthew Stewart

Current Developments
Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan
WIPO
Europe - France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations
Issue 104 : March 2016

Editorial :
Life after Myriad: Implications for the Future of Biologics and Biochemical Research in Australia: Christopher Sexton

In memory of Sir Thomas Gault KNZM 1938-2015 : Rosemary Wallis, President of IPSANZ

A Tribute to The Honourable Dr Annabelle Bennett AO, SC: The Honourable Justice Susan Kenny and Christopher Sexton

Articles:
The Sound and the Fury: Patenting Biological Material: Dr Grant Shoebridge, Principal, Shelston IP, Sydney
Copyright as Property Right: Its Historical Evolution: Nikos Koutras, Tutor in IP Law and Ph.D.Candidate, Macquarie Law School
Digital Copyright: Beyond a Legal Outlook: Sandy Zhang, Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Catch me if you can: The Legal Implications of the Dallas Buyers Club Decision for End Users, ISPs and Account-holders: Sadaat Cheema, Solicitor,Harmers Workplace Lawyers, Sydney
Privacy Law in New Zealand in Relation to the Media: The Sasa Sparkle Saga: Andrew Brown QC
Winnebago Industries Inc v Knott Investments Pty Ltd (No 4) [2015] FCA 1327:  James Lawrence (Partner) and Leonora Tyers (Lawyer) Piper Alderman, Sydney

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan
WIPO
Europe – France, United Kingdom
South Africa
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

 

Issue 103 : December 2015

Editorial :

The Interweaving Web of Privacy and Technology in the Digital Age: Perceived Serious Invasions of Privacy in Australia: Christopher Sexton

Profile:
In Conversation with The Honourable Justice French AC: Christopher Sexton

Articles:

The Unbearable Lightness of Being an Intellectual Property Lawyer: The Honourable Justice Robert French AC
Women at the IP Bar: A Case for Unpacking the “Merit” Ideal: The Honourable Justice Susan Kenny
Can a Work of Art Be Destroyed under Copyright Law?: Tania Cheng-Davies
From the Editor’s Bar Table – A Panorama of Forensic Cross-Examination of IP Luminaries and their Hobby Horses (1997-2015): Christopher Sexton

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan
WIPO
Europe - European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 102 : September 2015

Editorial :
UNAIDS Calls on Trade Negotiators to Uphold Governments’ Commitments to Public Health and Access to Medicines with a Call to Consider IP Implication : Christopher Sexton

Profile:
In Conversation with Andrew Christie : Clare Cunliffe

Articles:
All the Glitters Is Not Gold: A Critical Assessment of Trade Mark Distinctiveness under Australian Law, Part 2 : Associate Professor Michael Handler
Legal Protection of the Unregistered Well-known Trade Marks: A Perspective of the Protectioon for Foreign Well-known Trade Marks Unregistered in China : Professor Xiaoqing Feng and Zongkui Luo
Software Patents: A Comparison of the UK/European and Australian Laws on Patentability : Sylvia Song
How Does Patent Opposition in Australia Compare with Opposition in Europe? : Serena White and Shahnaz Irani
Case Note – Wilson v Ferguson [2015] WASC 15 – Remedy of Equitable Compensation for Breach of Confidence Where the Damage Suffered is Embarrassment, Anxiety and Distress : Lisa Chighine
Book Review by Christopher Sexton: Intellectual Property: Text and Essential Cases (5th ed.), Reynolds, Stoianoff & Roy

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan
WIPO
Europe – France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States

Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 101: June 2015

Editorial :
A Summons for an Overarching Review of Australia’s Intellectual Property System: The Final Report of the Competition Policy Review : Christopher Sexton

Profile:
In Conversation with Kathy Bail : Christopher Sexton

Articles:
All that Glitters is Not Gold: A Critical Assessment of Trade Mark Distinctivemness under Australian Law, Part 1 : Associate Professor Michael Handler
Innovation in Australia: Unpacking the Patent Box in the Public Interest : Matthew Evans
Is Lockwood v Doric Really Dead or Does it Just Look that Way? A Review of the New Requirements for Textual Disclosure under the New Zealand Patents Act 2013 : Chris Way
Mandatory Internet Data Retention in Australia – Looking the Horse in the Mouth after it has Bolted – May 2015 : Peter Leonard
Book Review by Christopher Sexton : Copyfight, Phillipa McGuinness (ed.)

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan
WIPO
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States

Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

100 Centenary Issue

Issue 100 : March 2015

Editorial :
Navigating the Interface between Intellectual Property Law and International Law for Greater Access to Medicines for Developing and Least- Developed Countries : Christopher Sexton

Profile:
In Conversation with The Honourable Justice Susan Crennan AC : Christopher Sexton

Articles:
Random Observations of a Southern Judge or What Does Sports Law Have in Common with Patent Law? : The Honourable Justice John Middleton
To the Goggomobil: The Fictional Character Copyright Chasm : Tyler Fox
Contributory Infringement of Patents in Australia: Evolution, Interpretation  and Issues : Nicholas Tobias
Like Learning Karate from a Textbook: A Critical and Historical Analysis of the Regulatory Regime for Patent Attorneys in Australia : Donna Meredith

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia
Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan
WIPO
Europe
European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States

Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 99 : December 2014

Editorial :
A Possible Overhaul of Competition Regulation and its Impact on Intellectual Property Laws in Australia : Christopher Sexton

Profile:
In Conversation with Kenneth Raphael : Dr Dougal Phillips

Articles:
Sufficiency, Fair Basis and Inutility under Australian Patent Law – An Historical Comparative Review : Katrina Howard SC
The Myriad Dichotomy: A Tale of Two Jurisdictions : Dr Claire Gregg
Is Lockwood v Doric Really Dead, or Does it Just Look That Way? A Review of the New Requirements for Textual Disclosure under the Australian Patents Act : Stephen Burley SC
Redefining Patentability: The Impact of Novartis v Union of India on TRIPs, Trade and the Balance of Power between Developed and Developing Nations : Sumer Dayal
Business Method Patents – A New Approach? : Rebecca Dutkowski
Don’t Attack Patent Law: But Improve It : The Rt. Honourable Sir Robin Jacob

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan
WIPO
Europe – France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States

Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 98 : September 2014

Editorial :
Patent Pooling: An Emerging Phenomenon and Practice for the Greater Good? : Christopher Sexton

Profile:
In Conversation with Clive Elliott QC : Sheana Wheeldon

Articles:
Standing on the Shoulders of Idols: The Vexed Question of the Legal Protection of Formats in the Global Television Market: Garry Williams
Living with Australia’s New Privacy Laws : Peter Leonard
A Practitioners Guide to a Strategic Approach to Mediation : Peter Riordan QC
Patent Infringement in New Zealand: New Liability for Suppliers of Means to Infringe : Andrew Brown QC
“In the Light of” Common General Knowledge – Obviousness after the Full Court Decision in AstraZeneca v Apotex : Anthony Franklin SC

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
United States

Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 97 : June 2014

Editorial :
Reforming Australian Copyright Law in the Age of the Digital Economy  : Christopher Sexton

Profile:
In Conversation with The Honourable Ian Callinan AC : Scott Kiel-Chisholm

Articles:
Definition, Characteristics, and Justifications: An Attempt to Construct an Analytical Framework for Intellectual Property : Dr Szu-Yuan Wang
The ALRC Recommends Fair Use : Patrick Fair and Edwina Tidmarsh
Bad Faith: A Matter of Proof : Clive Elliott QC
Indirect Infringement in Australia through the Supply of Products (with an Emphasis on Section 117 and Some Recent Cases) : Adrian Ryan SC
Repealing the Parallel Importation Restrictions for Books: The Case for an “Author Offset” : Edgar Lazeanu
Space for Flexibility: Lessons from the European Union Harmonisation Model in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Regulation : Li Jiang and Dr Wei Shi

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan
WIPO
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States

Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 96 : March 2014

Editorial :
The Vexed Issue of Trading Off IP Rights in International Free Trade Agreements: The Proposed Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement  : Christopher Sexton

Profile:
In Conversation with The Honourable Michael Kirby AC, CMG : Christopher Sexton

Articles:
Are Techlaw Principles in the Ascendency? : Graham Smith
Sale of Goods and Intellectual Property: Problems with Ownership : Dr Sean Thomas
Can Europe Learn from US E-discovery? : Dr Giacomo Pailli
Ratemylegalrisk.com – The Legality of Online Rating Sites Relating to Individuals in Data Protection Law : Dr Andreas Rühmkorf

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan
WIPO
Europe – France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 95 : December 2013

Editorial : The Australian Designs System – The “Poor Cousin” of IP in Need of a Timely Overhaul? : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Keith Callinan : Geoffrey Levy

Articles
Consequences of the US Supreme Court Decision on Gene Patenting : Ann Kurts
Using the “Hot Tub” – How Concurrent Expert Evidence Aids Understanding Issues : The Honourable Justice Steven Rares
The Role of IP Advisors in Capturing the Economic Opportunities in Asia for Our Australian Clients : Scott Bouvier
Is the “Emotive Baggage” of the Author Restraining the Law’s Recognition of Creativity? The Implications of Authorship in Australian Copyright Law : Ella Biggs
In the Knowledge Bazaar – Protecting India’s (Biodiversity) Know-how? A Critical Look at Laws and Policies on Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property* : Shalini Bhutani

Reports
Is the World Shrinking? UK and EPO Perspectives on Patentable Subject Matter : The Honourable Michael Fysh QC, SC

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan
WIPO
Europe – France, United Kingdom
South Africa
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 94 : September 2013

Editorial : The Economics of Human Gene Patents in Australia : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Margaret Doucas : Sheana Wheeldon

Articles
An Old Rule for a New Era: Applying the First Sale Doctrine Equitably to Software Transfers: James Zitzmann
Trade Marks and Passing Off – Has the Old Tort Passed On? : Ed Heerey and Peter Creighton-Selvay
The Evolution of a Workable Scheme for End Point Royalties for Plant Varieties : Dr Charles Lawson
From Congruity to Contract: The Regulatory Design for Knowledge Protection under India’s Biodiversity Law : Kanchi Kohli
Hong Kong’s New Law Against Unfair Trade Practices : Grace Chu and Venus Man

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan
WIPO
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 93 : June 2013

Editorial : Human Gene Patenting Back in the Dock : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with The Honourable Justice John Middleton : Alan Nash

Articles
High Stakes on the Digital High Seas: Copyright and Piracy in the 21st Century : Thomas Huthwaite
New Zealand Copyright Law and Transformative Works : Karli Menary
Copyright in Patent Specifications and Prior Art Documents: Addressing Legitimate Rights of User : Dr Ben McEniery
Abolish Patents? : The Rt Hon Professor Sir Robin Jacob
Sharing the Benefits of Commercialisation of Traditional Knowledge: What are the Key Success Factors? : Rajul G Joshi and Dr John Chelliah

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Singapore and Japan
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 92 : March 2013

Editorial : Intellectual Property Law and Indigenous Traditional Knowledge : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Wayne McMaster : Nicholas Smith

Articles
The Skilled Addressee : The Honourable Justice John Middleton
Authorisation Law and the Internet – The Impact of Roadshow Films Pty Ltd v iiNet Limited : J.M. Hennessy SC
The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and the Intergovernmental Committee: Developments on Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions : Patricia Adjei and Professor Natalie Stoianoff
Is Plain Packaging Simple? – An Analysis of the Compliance of the Plain Packaging Laws for Tobacco Products with Australian and International Intellectual Property Laws : Devita Pathi
Vale Omnibus Claims – The Panacea of Incompetence : Fraser Old

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO
Europe – France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 91 : December 2012

Editorial : Can Intellectual Property Laws Effectively Work to Advance Human Gene Research and Equitable Global Healthcare? : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Scott Bouvier : Christopher Sexton

Articles
Intellectual Property and the Human Genome : The Honourable Michael Kirby AC, CMG
IP Litigation: A View from the Bench : The Honourable Peter Heerey AM, QC
The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) and Its Impact on the Intellectual Property : John V. Swinson and Patrick M. Gunning
Is There a Conflict Between the Protection of Indigenous Cultural Heritage Rights and the Existence and/or Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights? : Judith Somaratne
Holography Remains a Vital Weapon In the Battle to Protect IP : Dr Glenn Wood

Current Developments :

Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 90 : September 2012

Editorial : The Continuing Tussle on the International Stage over Intellectual Property Rights for Indigenous Peoples : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Adam Liberman : Andrew Fox
Articles
Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law in Australia with Some Reference to the Global Economy : The Honourable Justice Susan Crennan
Navigating the Landscape of Indigenous Knowledge – A Legal Perspective : Professor Natalie Stoianoff
Threats of Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights – Meaning, Remedies, Discretion and Liability for Groundless and Unjustified Threats : Richard McCormack
Raising the Bar on Australia’s Border Measures – Improvements to the Notice of Objection Scheme Resulting from the IP Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 : Melanie Jose
Book Review
The Law of Reputation and Brands in the Asia Pacific, edited by Andrew Kenyon, Megan Richardson and Loon Ng-Loy Wee : Christopher Sexton

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 89 : June 2012

Editorial : Raising the IP Bar: Reforms to Australia’s Intellectual Property Law : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with The Honourable Justice David Harper AM : Ben Gardiner
Articles
Monumental Changes to US Patent Law: Issues Related to the Implementation of the Leahy Smith America Invents Act : Robert S.M. Gorman
An Empirical Study of Business Method Patent Applications Filed in Australia 2000-2009 : Dr Ben McEniery
New Regulations in China for the Registration of Patent Licensing Contracts : Professor Philip Griffith and Dr Ping Xiong
The Graduated Response and Data Caps: Examining Legal and Commercial Controls for Infringing P2P in New Zealand : Susan Chalmers
Well-known Marks – Section (52)(1)(c) Revisited : Virginia Nichols
Book Review
Australian Intellectual Property – Commentary, Law and Practice by Kathy Bowry, Michael Handler and Dianne Nicol : Christopher Sexton

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

 

Issue 88 : March 2012

Editorial : The Possible Path to Privacy Protection in Australia : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with The Right Honourable Sir Thomas Gault : Sheana Wheeldon
Articles
Competing Visions of a Cause of Action for Invasion of Privacy in Australia : Peter Leonard and Michael Burnett
Expanding the Safe Harbour Scheme – The Existing Law, the Government Consultation Paper and the Industry Response : Timothy Webb and Jessica Cowell
Storms Batter Not-so-safe Harbours – Liability of Internet Intermediaries in Australia : Peter Leonard
To Self-publish or Not to Self-Publish – A Legal Review of Dymock’s D Publishing Agreement : Krystil Carter
Pharmaceutical Extension Law in the 21st Century : Glenn McGowan SC and Benjamin Fitzpatrick
Book Review
Australian Trade Mark Law by Robert Burell and Michael Handler : Christopher Sexton

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
Europe – France, United Kingdom
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 87 : December 2011

Editorial : The Latest Senate Report: A Patent Win for Australian Research : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Kathryn Everett : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Do IP Laws Adequately Protect Fashion? : Michael Rivette
Fair or Foul Dealing? Parody, Satire and Derogatory Treatment : Emily Hawcroft
Facebook - Emerging Intellectual Property Issues : Phillip Catania and Sarah Lenthall
Competition and IP Law – The Odd Couple : Paul Zawa
To Amend – Or Not – Strategies for Litigation and Prosecution : David Catterns QC

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO,
Europe – European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 86 : September 2011

Editorial : Invasion of Privacy Law Reform in Australia and its Uneasy Relationship with Copyright Law : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Jack Hodder SC : Justin Graham
Articles
Beyond Harmonisation – The Case for a Trans-Tasman Trade Mark Regime : Nura Taefi
Gene Patents: A Trans-Tasman Approach in Light of the TRIPs Agreement : Pamela Moredo
Commissioning and the Copyright Act: The Case for a Uniform Approach : Cheyne Beetham
Patents: Entitlement to Ownership of “Invention” and the Objection of Plurality – Lack of Unity : Richard McCormack
Designs Created in the Course of Employment – Some Considerations for Universities : Sharman Harper

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO,
Europe - France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 85 : June 2011

Editorial : The Gene Patent Debate Rages On : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Katrina Howard SC : Melissa McGrath

Articles
Open Source Biotech: Life 2.0 : Dr Christian P. Behrenbruch
The Intellectual Propert Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011 (Cth) and its Impact on the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) : Brian Elkington and Dr Alphana Roy
Extention of Term of Standard Patents for Pharmaceutical Substances: Walking the Line : Richard McCormack

Reports
Commissioning under the Copyright Act: I Paid for It, So I Own It – Right? : Ian Finch

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia – Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO,
Europe- European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 84 : March 2011

Editorial : To Patent or not to patent – New Directions for Australian Patent Law? : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with Kristin Stammer : Christopher Sexton
Articles
The Decision in UWA v Gray and its implications for Determining Inventorship and Entitlement to Patent Rights : Katrina Howard SC
Did They Just Use that Trade Mark? Some Considerations on the Elusive Notion of Trade Mark Use : Siobhan Ryan
Commissioning and the Copyright Act: The Case for a Uniform Approach : Cheyne Beetham
Chasing a Franchisee Evading Post-termination Obligations through Corporate Entities under External Administration : Mary Wyburn
Access to Medicines and Pharmaceutical Patent Protection under the TRIPs Agreement: A Review of Literature on the Challenges for Least Developed Countries: Monirul Azam and Associate Professor Kristy Richardson

Reports
Are Directors Personally Liable for Breaches of Intellecual Property Rights by their Companies? : Ben Cain & Dr Shayne Nam

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia, Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO,
Europe, European Union, France, United Kingdom
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 83 : December 2010

Editorial : The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement: The Dawn of New International Standards for Intellectual Property Enforcement? : Christopher Sexton
Profile: In Conversation with The Honourable Justice Susan Kenny : Craig Smith
Articles
CopyRight v CopyLeft. Finding the Balance: The CopyLeft Perspective: Professor Kathy Bowrey
Copyright and Contract Revisited: What Wins – The Government Statutory Licence or Contract Law? : Dean Thorvaldsen
The Role of Customary Laws and Protocols to Protect Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions in the Intellectual Property Rights System : Dr Miranda Risang Ayu and Yasmi Adriansyah
Of Keywords, Adwords and Trade Mark Infringement : Dr Warwick A Rothnie
Interlocutory Injunctions in Patent Cases: Where Does the Balance Lie? : Ian P Horak
Information is Preferable to Intuition: The Role of Survey Evidence in Proving Reputation : Richard Gough and Dr Stephen Downes

Reports
Drinks and Confectionary : Lessons on Trade Mark Use : Dr David Cox

Current Developments :
Australia
New Zealand,
Asia, Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO,
Europe, European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 82 : September 2010

Editorial : Gene Patent Protction – A Patently Modern Dilemma : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Rhonda Steele : Ross McLean
Articles
Icy Lessons for Pleaders of Copyright Infringement : The Honourable Kevin Lindgren QC
Jurisdiction of the Copyright Tribunal in Australia : The Honourable Justice Arthur Emmett
Reflections on Patentable Subject Matter in United States’ and Australian Patent Law : The Honourable Justice Andrew Greenwood
Some Musings – Is the Law of Patents Done and Dusted? : The Honourable Justice Annabelle Bennett AO
The “ANZAC” Patent – A Bridge Too Far? : Dr Gareth Dixon

Case Report
E. & J. Gallo Winery v Lion Nathan Australia Pty Ltd [2010] HCA 15

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand,
Asia, Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO,
Europe, European Union, France, United Kingdom
Canada,
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 81 : June 2010

Editorial : The Challenge of Protecting Digital Copyright in Australia : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Yves Hazan : Peter Maddigan
Articles
“The Means, Baby” – ISP Responsibility for Copyright Infringement and the Need for an Industry Code of Practice : Andrew Wiseman and Matt Vitins
Interveners in Copyright Litigation – A Rebuff for the Internet Industry Association in the iiNet Litigation : Mary Wyburn
Personal Property Securities – An Intellectual Property Perspective : Mary Saywell
How Broad is Your Protection? Similar Goods and Services, Well-known Trade Marks and Defensive Registrations – An Australian Perspective : Julia Baird SC
How Broad is Your Protection? Similar Goods and Services, Well-known Trade Marks and Defensive Registrations – A New Zealand Perspective : Brendan Brown QC

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand,
Asia, Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO,
Europe, France, United Kingdom
South Africa,
Canada,
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 80 : March 2010

Editorial : Crime and Punishment under Intellectual Property Law in Australia : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Benny Browne : Marnie Williams

Articles
Anti-Dilution Law Down the Road – But Downsized? A Perspective from New Zealand : Paul Sumpter
Where are the Frontiers of Patenting? The Balance between Text and Substance in Considering Patent Validity : Stephen Burley SC
Breach of Confidence : The Honourable Justice Raynor Asher QC
The Protection of At the Waterhole by John Bulun Bulun: Aboriginal Art and the Recognition of Private and Communal Rights : Colin Golvan SC
Current IP Litigation Prac;tice Issues: Interim Injunctions – American Cyanamid after 35 years: Jack Hodder SC
Book Review:
Landmarks in Australian Intellectual Property Law : Edited by Andrew T Kenyon, Megan Richardson and Sam Ricketson : Review by Christopher Sexton
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand,
Asia, Hong Kong and China, Singapore and Japan,
WIPO,
Europe, European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa,
Canada,
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 79 : December 2009

Editorial : Parallel Importation Restricktions on Books in Australia to Remain for Now : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Professor Kathy Bowrey : Maeve McCarthy

Articles
She Comes in Colours Ev’rywhere: Law and Practice at the Intersection of Fashion and Registered Designs : Timothy Webb
Unjustified Threats : David Allison
Pre-Action Discovery – Recent Developments and Principles as Applicable to Intellectual Property Matters : Richard McCormack
Internet Service Providers’ Liability for Copyright Infringement : Dr Fayyad Alqudah
Reports:
Foreign Invesment Companies in China: Non-competition Clauses : Rosena Yau
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand,
Asia, Hong Kong and China, Singapore,
WIPO,
Europe, European Union, France, United Kingdom
South Africa,
Canada,
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 78 : September 2009

Editorial : The Preservation of Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights Heritage: A Fresh Model : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with The Honourable Michael Kirby AC, CMG : Andrew Fox

Articles
The Copyright/Design Overlap – Will it Ever Come into Fashion? A Discussion of the Current Trend in the Law in Australia and New Zealand : Devita Pathi
Expert Evidence – Admissibility, Inference, Assumption and the Onus of Proof : Richard McCormack
Likely to Cause Confusion – The Section 120(2) Trade Marks Act Defence : Craig Smith
Identification and Valuation of Commercial Intangible Assets : Robert F. Reilly
Reports:
Dependent Claims Need Not Narrow Scope of Invention in Australia
Austal Ships Sales pty ltd v Stena Rederi Aktiebolag [2008] FCAFC 121 : Scott Berggren

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand,
Asia, Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
Europe,
South Africa,
Canada,
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 77 : June 2009

Editorial : The Tides of Change to the Landscape of Australian Patent Law: Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Jane Owen : Paul Coady

Articles
The Real Problem of Trade Mark Protection in a Virtual World – An Investigation into Trade Mark Infringement in Second Life : Amy Reynolds
The Registrability of Functional Shapes under the Trade Marks Act 1995 – A Continuing Issue? : Dr Geoffrey Levy
Trade Mark Ownership: First to Use or First to File? : Dr Kin Seong Leong
International Enforcement of IPRs – Negotiating the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement ; Professor Michael Blakeney
Using Expert Evidence to Assist with Construing a Patent – Pac Mining v Esco Corporation [2009] FCAFC 18 : Josh Henderson & Ben Coogan

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand,
Asia, Hong Kong and China, Singapore, Japan,
WIPO
Europe, European Union, France, United Kingdom
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 76 : March 2009

Editorial : One Step Closer in the Crawl to Attaining Resale Royalty Rights for Australian Artists : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Tamara Winikoff : Andrew Fox

Articles
Trade Marks in Search Engine Marketing – Fair Use, Abuse or Obtuse? :Mark Bender
Protection of Well-known Trade Marks under Jordian Law : Dr Fayyad Alqudah
Is the Application of Science and Technology a Necessary Requirement for Patentability? : Josh Henderson
Should Australia Implement a Full GI System? : Stephen Stern and Katerina Makris
“I Didn’t Know it was Unlawful in the Criminal Sense” Not a Defence to Offences Against the Trade Marks Act 1955 (Cth): DPP (Cth) Reference No 1 of 2008 : Justin Wheelahan

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia WIPO,
Europe
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 75 : December 2008

Editorial : A Review of the Enforcement of Plant Breeder’s Rights : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with The Honourable Justice Andrew Greenwood : Scott Kiel-Chisholm

Articles
Good Faith/Bad Faith – Trade Marks and Domain Names : Andrew Brown QC
How Sophisticated? An Examination into the Mindset of the Confused Ordinary Consumer in Trade Mark Infringement and Opposition Proceedings : Sophie Lyall
Equivalence and Patent Claim Construction – Some Systematic Considerations : Angus Lang
The Colony Gets it Almost Right? : Katrina HowardSC and Tom Cordiner
Out of Commission? The Copyright (Commissioning Rule) Amendment Bill 2008 : Earl Gray and Kate Walters

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia WIPO,
Europe
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 74 : September 2008

Editorial : The Vexed Question of What Should and What Should Not Be Patentable : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with The Honourable Justice Annabelle Bennett AO : Christopher Sexton

Articles
Counterfeit Goods, Genuine Problem – Secondary Liability for Trade Mark Ijnfringement in Australia : Joanne Steer
Lying in the Road – A Search for Consistency with Combination Patents : Clive Elliott
Prio Reputation “Trumps” Honest Concurrent Use – Or Does It?” : Hilary May Black and Brent Salter
The Use of P2P Technology for Piracy of Film and Television Content in Australia : Lisa Jarrett

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong and China, Singapore Japan, WIPO,
Europe: France, Germany, United Kingdom
United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 73 : June 2008

Editorial : Indigenous Traditional Knowledge in the Western Legal Model – A Square Peg in a Round Hole? : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Barry Hess SC : Christopher Sexton

Articles
Gone But Not Fogotten – Fame and Abandonment under Section 92(4)(b) of the Trade Marks Act : Christopher N Kendall and Tomas Fitzgerald
Production of Documents in Patent and Trade Mark Oppositions : Ian Horak
Lying in the Road – A Search for Consistency in terms of the Prior Art Base : Clive Elliott
Urgent Protection of Confidential Information : Kylie Downes

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong and China, Singapore Japan, WIPO,
Europe: European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
South Africa
Canada
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

 

Issue 72 : March 2008

Editorial : The “Shifting” of Copyright Infringement in the Digital Era : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with The Honourable Justice Emmett : Christopher Sexton

Articles
Fair Basis – Lockwood’s Implications for Patent Litigation and Drafting : Ben Roxborough
The Registration of Scandalous Trade Marks : Anne-Marie Cropley
Droit de Suite – Resale Royalty Right or Wrong : Harold Littler
Re-Conceptualising Moral Rights in the Digital Era : Dr Basem M Melhem, Marah Majdi- Al-Abweh, Dr Haitham A Haloush

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong and China, Singapore Japan, WIPO,
Europe: European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisation

Issue 71 : December 2007

Editorial : An International Anti-counterfeiting Treaty – A Possible Panacea to Australia’s Counterfeiting and Piracy Problem? : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Anthony Franklin SC : Andrew Fox

Articles
Obviousness – Different Paths Trhough Scylla and Charybdis : The Honourable Justice Susan Crennan
“A Rose by Any Other Name” – Foreign Language Trade Marks in a Multi-Lingual Society : Ashleigh Owens
Defining “Inventiveness” – Still Not “Obvious” Post-Lockwood : Dr Christopher N Kendall and Tomas Fitzgerald
Non-Traditional Trade Marks – A New Zealand Perspective : Earl Gray
Trade Mark Counterfeiting – The Australian Problem : Stephen Stern
Practical Trade Mark Anti-Counterfeiting in the PRC for In-House Practitioners : Daniel R Plane
The Handmaiden and the Whipping Boy: The Courts’ Use of Public Policy in Limiting Copyright Protection : Alexandra Sims
Reverse Engineering and the Overlap of Copyright and Designs – The Swarbrick Case : Richard McCormack

Current Developments :
WIPO Report

Issue 70 : September 2007

Editorial : Moral Rights Enter the Performing Arena : Christopher Sexton

Articles
The Jurisdiction of the Copyright Tribunal of Australia – the 2006 Amendments : Justice Kevin Lingren
Can’t We Re-consign Confucius to Museums and Look Toward Reality : Dr Deming Liu
Trade Mark Dilution : Michael Handler
When and Where Does a Communication Occur : Dr Hong Tao

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong and China, Singapore Japan, WIPO,
Europe: European Union, France, United Kingdom
Canada and South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 69 : June 2007

Editorial : The Saga of Indigenous Communal Moral Rights – A Classic Case of the Slow Path to Justice : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Dr Geoffrey Levy : Marnie Sylvester

Articles
Interlocutory Injunctions in Intellectual Property Cases – Principles and Practice : Graeme S Clarke SC
Trends in Intellectual Property Litigation in Australia : Andrew Crowe SC
The Moçambique Rule and Obstacles to Suits for Enforcement of Foreign Registered Intellectual Rights : Richard Baddeley
Re-examination of Patent During Litigation : Richard McCormack

Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong and China, Singapore Japan, WIPO,
Europe: European Union, France, United Kingdom, Germany and Russia,
United States , Canada and South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 68 : March 2007

Editorial : Freedom of Expression v Copyright: A Traditional Tension : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Frank Moorhouse : Christopher Sexton
Articles
The Writer in a Time of Terror : Frank Moorhouse
Internet Domain Name Dispute Resolution : David Lindsay
Intellectual Property and the Federal Magistrates Court : Federal Magistrate Kenneth Raphael
Admissions on the Face of the Specification – Practical Implications for Patent Drafting and Litigation : Ben Roxborough
Filing and Settlement of Patent Disputes in the Federal Court: 1995-2005 : Fiona Rotstein and Kimberlee Weatherall
Current Developments :
Australia and New Zealand
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 66 : September 2006

Editorial : New Protection Measures in the Brave New Digital Age : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Jim Dwyer : Andrew Fox
Articles
Uncertainties and Insecurities – Personal Property Security Reford and its Impact on Intellectual Property : John V Swinson
International Arbitration of Cross-Border IP Disputes : Julia Hoffman
Authorisation of Copyright Infringement – Is the Word “Other” an Impostor in Section 101(1A)(c)? : Sydney Birchall
The NZ Supreme Court Releases its First Patent Judgement – Peterson Portable Sawing Systems Limited v Lucas : Carl Harrap
Report
Registered Designs – Copy at Your Peril : Dale Watson
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan, Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Benelux and Germany, WIPO, United States , Canada, South Africa and South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations
Issue 67 : December 2006
Editorial : The Nexus Between Copyright and Criminality : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Dr Robert Dean : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Making Your Own Fun in Intellectual Property Law : The Honourable Justice Robert French
Copyright Protection for Fictional Literary Characters : Jani McCutcheon
Pick a Prince – A Provocative Look at Patent Claim Construction in Australia : Anthony Franklin SC
Parody, Copyright and the New Fourt-Step Test : Associate Professor Patricia Loughlan
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong and China, Singapore Japan, Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Belguim, Germany, WIPO, United States
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 65 : June 2006

Editorial : Important Proposed Changes to Australian IP Law : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with John Katz QC : Andrew Fox
Articles
Protection of Australian Indigenous Copyright – Overview and Future Strategies : Colin Golvan SC
Trade Marks Law in Australia and New Zealand ; Harmonisation – The Immovable Object Meets the Irresistible Force : Michael Arblaster
The Difficult Task of Balancing Broad Protection and Validity ; Dale Watson and David Clark
Lockwood v Doric – Fair Basis and the High Court : David Catterns QC
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China and Singapore , Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Germany and Hungary, WIPO, United States , Canada, South Africa and South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 64 : March 2006

Editorial : Patents and Experimental Use – A Quantum Leap for Australian Research : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Katrina Rathie :Christopher Sexton
Articles
The Ethics of Patenting Inventions Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells in the European Union : Vivienne Green
Why “Invention” Should be Removed from New Zealand Patent Law ; Jeremy Blum
Bullshit, I Can’t Believe that was Registered ; Rosalyn Gladwin
The Description-Claims Relationship – A Fair Balance? A Comparison of the Australian, USA and EPO Jurisdictions ; Owen Gee
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan, Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, United States , Canada and South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 63 : December 2005

Editorial : The Bridge Between IP and Human Rights : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Terri Janke : Josephine Thornton
Articles
Protection of the Public Domain – One of the Most Significant Challenges in the Law of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century : Rina Sheftalovich
The Impact of Geo-location Technologies on Internet Content Licensing – Let the “Cat and Mouse” Game Begin ; Assistant Professor Dan Jerker B Svantesson
Trade Mark Protection for Product Shape – Where Does the Public Interest Lie? ; Craig Smith
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China and Singapore , Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Benelux United States , South Africa and South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 62 : September 2005

Editorial : Is All Fair in Love and Copyright – Where to Draw the Line? : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with The Hnourable Justice Allsop : Ian Wylie
Articles
Form over Function – A Review of Recent Developments in Designs Law : Clive Elliott
Patenting Legal Strategies – Does the Utility Justify the Ends? ; Thomas Haines
Are International Copyright Laws Keeping Up with the Internet? ; Lisa Egan
The Franchising Regime in China – Is it Worth the Risks? : Rebecca Ordish and Rose He
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan, WIPO,, Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Belguim, Sweden. United States , Canada, South Africa and South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 61 : June 2005

Editorial : Resale Royalty Rights : The Long Haul for Australian Artists : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Angela Bowne SC : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Does Black and White Make Gray? A Critical Analysis of the Legal Regime Governing Digital Music Sampling : Nicola Bogle
The Conflict Between Geographical Indications and Trade Marks or Australian Once Again Heads Off Down the Garden Path : Stephen Stern
Oh Yuck! The Registration of Scandalous Trade Marks : Associate Professor Patricia Loughlan
A New Era in Design Law : Dale Watson
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belguim, Poland. United States South Africa and South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 60 : March 2005

Editorial : Crown Copyright Protection and the Lahore Legacy : Christopher Sexton
A Tribute to Professor James Lahore
Jim Lahore Honoured : Professor Sam Ricketson
Why a Conference in Honour of Professor Lahore : Associate Professor Megan Richardson
Intellectual Property as a Field of Research and Scholarly Inquiry : Professor Sam Ricketson
Intellectual Property Scholarship and Research : The Honourable Justice R Finkelstein
Intellectual Property Law and Policy-Making in Australia : Professor Andrew Christie and Emma Caine
Research and Scholarship : Professor Chris Arup
Intellectual Property as a University Subject I : Janice Luck
Intellectual Property as a University Subject II : Professor Jill McKeough
The Vexed Problem of Copyright/Design Overlap : Dr Warwick A Rothnie
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden. United States, Canada, South Africa and South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 59 : December 2004

Editorial : Genes and Ingenuity: Future Challenges for IP Laws in the Brave New World : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with Associate Professor Christopher Kendall : Associate Professor Phil Evans
Articles
Patentability, Ordre Public and Morality: The Case of Inventions Involving Human Embryonic Stem Cells – An EU, US and Australian Perspective : Eliza Saunders and Jasmina Mutabzija
The Copyright/Design Overlap: An Appropriate Balance under the New Designs Legislation? : Colin Golvan SC
The Role of the Skilled Addressee : Andrew Brown QC
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France. United States, Canada, South Africa and South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 58 : September 2004

Editorial : The US Free Trade Agreement and its Likely Impact on Australian Intellectual Property : Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with The Honourable Justice Alan Goldberg : Tom Cordiner
Articles
Twist and Turns on the Road to Privacy : Dr Robert Dean
Flexibility vs Certainty in Patent Law – Australia vs the UK and South Africa : Anthony Franklin, SC
Reports
Australia’s New Anti-Spam Act : Kasman Tsoi
Avoiding the Toothless Tiger – Effective Anti-Span Legislation for Hong Kong : Sebastian Hughes
Current Developments :
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Sweden. United States, Canada, Middle East, South Africa and South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 57 :June 2004

Editorial : The “No Man’s Land” of Intellectual Property: Christopher Sexton
Profile : In Conversation with The Honourable Justice Kevin Lindgren: Christopher Sexton
Articles
Moral Rights – Have They Really Made a Difference for Copyright Owners and Users in Australia? : Alison Laurie
Monkey Business: James Tobin
Reports
The Copyright Jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Court :Kurt Esser
Legislative Protection of Biological Diversity – Exposure Draft Biodiscovery Bill
2003 (Qld) : Jeanette E Richards
Originality and Substantiality in Copyright – Recent Developments :
Glenn C McGowan
The Panel Case – Copyright in Television Broadcasts :
Kristin Stammer / Michelle Momdjian
Current Developments
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : China and Singapore Europe: European
Community, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy. Middle East, South Africa
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 56 : March 2004

Editorial : Women and Intellectual Property in the Global Context : Associate
Professor Christopher Kendall
Profile : In Conversation with Professor Sam Ricketson: Christopher Sexton
Articles
Food For Engineers”: Intellectual Property Education For Innovators: Professor Ruth Soetendorp
Cruel Intentions: ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution and
Arbitration : Konstantinos Komaitis
Australian Athletes Need a Statutory Publicity Right : Bill Ladas
Current Developments
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan. Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy. United States. Canada. Middle East. South Africa, South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 55 : December 2003

Editorial : Culturally Significant Failings : The Plight of Aboriginal IP Protection : Associate Professor Christopher Kendall
Articles
Plus ÇA Change – Extension of Copyright Term in Australia : Isabella Alexander
Rights, Remedies and Relationships : Resolving Disputes through Mediation : Lisa Toohey
Ambush Marketing and the Beijing Olympics : Lessons from the Australian Experience : Associate Professor Christopher N Kendall and Talia Metz
Current Developments
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan. Europe: European Community, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy. United States. Canada. Middle East. South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 54 : September 2003

Editorial : From Sony to Sony : Piracy and the Risk to Fair Use
Profile : In Conversation with Anne Dufty, Jeremy Curthoys
Articles
The Bill Sell : The Value and Effectiveness of Character Merchandising Protection in Australia : Alison Laurie
Compulsory Licensing of Patents : Balancing Innovation and Competition : Richard Hoad
Culpable Copying : The Criminal Offence Provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 : Darren Spalding
Current Developments
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : China and Singapore. South Africa, Europe, European Community, France, Italy and United Kingdom, Canada, Middle East, South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 53 : June 2003

Editorial : Copyright Piracy and the Peer-to-Peer Polemic
Profile : In Conversation with the Honourable Justice Michael Kirby, AC, CMG : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Experimental Use Exception to Patent Infringement Where Does Australia Stand? : Craig Smith
The Napster Decision and Beyond a Look at Music Copyright Issues in the Internet age : Adeep Segkar
Current Developments
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong and Singapore. South Africa, Europe, European Community, France and United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 52 : March 2003

Editorial : Internet Piracy and Concern for Fair Use
Profile : In Conversation with Professor Michael Blakeney : Professor Lionel Bently
Articles
Beyond Trade Mark and the Public Domain : Allocating Property Rights in Domain Names : Wendy A Adams
The Protection of Databases : Mark Davison
This Mark Is So Attractive – It Should Be Free For All To Use! : An Australian Perspective on Functional Shape Marks : Julia Baird
Current Developments
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Hong Kong, China and Singapore. Middle East. South Africa. Europe : European Union, France and United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada. South America
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 51 : December 2002

Editorial : Copyright and Contract
Profile : In Conversation with Justice Catherine Branson : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Intellectual Property Licensing and Part IV of the Trade Practices Act: are the TPA’s pro-competitive provisions anti-IP commercialisation? : Geoff Adams and Dan McLennan
Challenging Law’s Traditional Refusal to Protect Information per se for Fear of Stifling Innovation, Competition and Access : Professor Michael D Pendleton
Current Developments
Australia, New Zealand, Asia : Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Europe : European Union, France and United Kingdom, Middle East, United States, Canada
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 50 : September 2002

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Justice Robert French : Jeremy C Curthoys
Articles
Native Title Rights and the Protection of Indigenous Cultural Knowledge : Robert Malcolm and Professor Gary D Meyers
Breach of Confidence and Privacy: the Impact of the Human Rights Act : Dr Tanya Aplin
Internet Service Provider Liability in the US and Australia: Sentinels or Landlords? : Javier Gamboa
Case Comment : Kabushiki Kaisha Sony Computer Entertainment v Stevens : Stephen Gethin
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 49 : June 2002

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Daryl Williams : Jeremy C Curthoys
Articles
Morpheus in the Undergrowth : Copyright and Film : Professor Fiona Macmillan
Gene Patents and Medical Access : Dr E Richard Gold
Protection of Shape Marks in Australia : Extending the Permanent Monopoly : Sebastian Hughes
Case Comment : Australian Video Retailers : Association Limited v Warner Home Video Pty Ltd : Andrew McRobert
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 48 : March 2002

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Julian Stephens : Craig Doolan
Articles
Intellectual Property and Intellectual Capital : William van Caenegem
Trade Mark Snippets : Colin Oberin and Jacky Mandelbaum
Innovation Patents – What is Their Likely Impact? : Desmond James Ryan
Case Comment – Maggbury Pty Ltd v Hafele Australia Pty Ltd
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 47 : December 2001

Editorial
Profile :In Conversation with Delia Browne : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Protection of Intellectual Property in Cyberspace: Jurisdictional Issues : The Honourable Justice Ray Finklestein
Recent Developments Concerning the Test for Obviousness : Ross Macaw QC
The Introduction of Moral Rights in Australia: A French Perspective : Elisabeth Logeais
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 46 : September 2001

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Michael Dowling : Christopher Sexton
Articles
“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”… or would it? An overview of the protection of geographical indications in Australia : Louise Kellie
Use of Confidential Information Obtained During the Course of Employment, Post-Employment: NP Generations Pty Ltd trading as LJ Hooker-Blackwood v Feneley : Wade Phillips
Protection of information databases: Telstra Corporation Limited v Desktop Marketing Systems Pty Ltd : Kristin Stammer
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 45 : June 2001

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Mr Justice Peter Heerey : Christopher Sexton
Articles:
The Requirement of Fair Basing in Australian Patent Law : Andrew Moore
Making the Most of Article 6: Parallel Importing in Australia and New Zealand : Louise Longdin
Trade Marks and the Heady Wine of Metaphor: A Pilgrim’s Progress : Robert Chalmers
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 44 : March 2001

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Stephen Stern :Christopher Sexton
Articles
Biotechnology and the Patentability of Genetic Material: A Legal and Philosophical Defence of Intellectual Property Rights : Dr Joseph Wayne Smith
An Australian Innovation :Malcolm Royal
The Trade Mark is a Cultural Resource. (Use it to Tell a Joke or Sing A Song) : Patricia Loughlan
It Pays to Pay Attention to Intellectual Property : Ronald S. Katz, Mark H. Wildasin and Martin J. O’Connor
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 43 : December 2000

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Professor Sir Gustav Nossal, AC :Christopher Sexton
Articles
The Internet Starts to Take Patents Seriously : Michael Pattison
Some Observations on the Requirement of Inherent Patentability in the Context of Business Method Patents :Andrew Christie
Proof of Copying : Andrew Brown
Moral Rights: Just a little respect … : Delia Browne
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 42 : September 2000

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Dr Annabelle Bennett SC :Christopher Sexton
Articles
Are the Courts Down Under Properly Handling Patent Disputes? :The Honourable Justice Douglas Drummond
Two New Tools to Combat Cyberpiracy – A Comparison : Barbara A. Solomon
“Free” Software and Trade Mark Infringement : Dr Paul Green
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 41 : June 2000

Editorial
Profile : In conversation with Dr Francis Gurry : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Some Economic Questions for Biotechnology Patenting in Australia: Charles Lawson
Section 120(3) – The bottling up of well known brands? Or, a level of playing field for all? : Sharon Givoni
Cybersquatting – challenging a Domain Name Registration
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 40 : March 2000

Editorial
Profile : In conversation with Jenifer Hooks : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Patentability of Methods of Medical Treatment : Ethics, Logic and Just Plain Gut Feel? : Wayne Condon
The Digital Agenda: Whose Agenda? :Robert Chalmers
Shape as a Trade Mark : Michael Arblaster
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 39 : December 1999

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Mr David Shavin QC : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Character and Personality: Where to for Protection in the Intellectual Property Area? : Hon. Justice Peter Heerey
The Internet and Trade Mark Rights: Some Problems of Jurisdiction ; Richard Garnett
Changes in Science and Technology System and Some of their Implications for the Protection of Intellectual Property : Henry Ergas
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 38 : September 1999

Editorial
Profile : In conversation with Susan Farquhar : Christopher
Articles
GST and Intellectual Property : Jim Murray
Hyperlink Technology and the WWW – Trying on the “Coat of Copyright” : Andrea Jane
Copyright law in China – A comparative Analysis of the Emerging Intellectual Property Right : Sylvia Song
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 37 : June 1999

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Professor James Lahore : Christopher Sexton
Articles
The Curious Case of the Computer-created Fabric : Dan Hunter
Personality Rights – the Contrasting Approaches of the US and the UK :Hayley Stallard and James Dennis
Patents and the Software Industry – Commercial Perspectives : Malcolm Jones
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 36 : March 1999

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Des Ryan : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Opinion – Databases: Can the Common Law Approach Survive? : Professor Gerald Dworkin
Databases – Tool of the Information Age : Current Protection Under Australian and New Zealand Law: Professor Sam Ricketson
Famous Marks – Have They Ever Had Effective Protection? : Post TRIPS – Has Anything Changed? : David Shavin QC
The Human Genome Diversity Project and the Patenting of Life: Indigenous Peoples Cry Out : Meika Foster
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 35 : December 1998

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with The Honourable Mr Justice Gummow, A.C. : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Opinion – Random Thoughts about Parallel Importing : The Honourable Justice Gault NZ Court of Appeal
Repeal of Parallel Import Restrictions: A Step Forward for Copyright in Australia and New Zealand : Professor Allan Fels,
Intellectual Property Transfers and Licences NSW Stamp Duty : Peter Collins and Claire Montague
Trade Mark Anti-Dilution Remedies – Now on a Federal Level : Paul Fields
Manner of New Manufacture Post Philips and Ramset” : Geoff Pryor
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 34 : September 1998

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Professor John Mills : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Opinion – Time for a UK Personality Right : Mark Abell
Case Comment -Advanced Building Systems Pty Ltd and Another v Ramset Fasteners (Aust) Pty Ltd : Glenn McGowan
Helping Shoots Grow by Pulling them Upward: Misconceptions Regarding Copyright Protection in the PRC : Alison T. Lam
U.S. Franchise and Sales Representative Laws : John R.F. Baer
Copyright: The Sky’s the Limit : Stephen Fox
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 33 : June 1998

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Andrew Brown : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Opinion : Court Expert Usage Guidelines – a Further View : Glenn McGowan
IP: A Guide to Taxation Treatment : Tony Stephen and Danielle Smith
The Introduction of Moral Rights in Australia : Bill Morrow
WIPO Developments and Emerging Themes : Chris Creswell
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 32 : March 1998

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Professor Adrienne Clarke A.O. : Christopher Sexton
Opinion : Jeremy Malcolm : Telstra v APRA- Implications for Internet Service Providers
Domain Name Disputes and Their Impact on United States Trade Mark Law : Carol Anne Been
Laws and Measures Against Counterfeiting in Hong Kong : C.K. Kwong
Questions Related to Unregistered Trademarks Protection in Taiwan : J.K. Lin
Court Expert Usage Guidelines : Justice R.E. Cooper
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 31 : December 1997

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Dr J. McL. Emmerson QC Christopher Sexton
Valuation of Intellectual Property : Gerard J. Dalbosco
Bailey’s, bottles and Bills: The Copyright Amendment Bill 1997 and the Parallel Importation of Labels and Packaging : Ian McDonald
Australian Industrial Property Organisation – “Are the Reforms Working?” : Ross Wilson
Australia’s Copyright Laws in the International Context : Chris Creswell
Current Developments :
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 30 : September 1997

Editorial
Profile : “In Conversation with The Honourable Ian Sheppard, AO, QC” : Christopher Sexton
Articles
Opinion : “Is Australia, or should Australia, be a world leader in copyright law?” : Professor Dennis Pearce
“Patenting Genetic Material: What are People Concerned About?” : Jill McKeough
“Copyright in Computer Languages after Powerflex” : Dan Hunter
“Shetland Islands Showdown – the Legality of Hyperlinks and Framing Technology on the Internet” : Margaret Ryan
Current Developments :
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 29 : May 1997

Editorial
Profile : In Conversation with Mr Brian Kewley: Christopher Sexton
Articles
Opinion: David Yates
Far Basis : A Review of Recent Cases : Geoff Pryor
The New Copyright Act 1997 : Professor Sam Ricketson
Japan’s Trade mark law : John A Tessensohn
Visuality and Textuality in Nineteenth Century Intellectual Property Law : The Utility Designs Act 1843 : Lionel Bently
Current Developments
Reports from IPSANZ Local Organisations

Issue 28 : December 1996

Regional Co-operation on I.P. : Thailand’s Role : Weerawit Weeraworawit
Competition Policy and Intellectual Property Rights : Rhonda Smith
The concept of the E.C – Trade mark and the Madrid Protocol and the Development of Intellectual Property Practice in the European Community : John Tuckwell
Multimedia Production and commercialisation : Johnathon Gill

Issue 27 : August 1996

Final Report of the Copyright Law Review Committee on Protection of Computer Software – An Overview of Recommendations and Issues : Andrew Christie
Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Computer Software : Julian Stephens
Interoperability : Peter M C Choy

Issue 26 : December 1995

Protection of computer software and multimedia conference – Keynote address : The Hon. Duncan Kerr MP
Multimedia in the Communications Environment : Professor Mark Armstrong
Protection of computer software and multimedia conference : Dr Gordon Hughes
Recent activities of the World Intellectual Property Organisation : International Bureau of WIPO

Issue 25 : October 1995

Re-writing copyright for the electronic information era : Andrew Christie
Aspects of imitation and comparison marketing under intellectual property and trade practices law : Peter Armitage
The case for moral rights : Professor Sam Ricketson

Issue 24 : May 1995

Does the law cope with new technology : Julian Burnside, QC.
Analysis of the 150% Tax Concession for research and development : John Newett
The commercial exploitation of Personality : Susan M Crennan QC.

Issue 23 : December 1994

Patentability of Computer Software Federal Court Revisits IBM Case : Peter Knight
Patents and Computer Programs : Julian Stephens
Practical Protection of Computer Based Intellectual Property : David Hains
The Madrid Protocol of 1989 Relating to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks : Francois Curchod

Issue 22 : August 1994

The Use of Referees, Court Experts and Assessors in Intellectual Property Litigation : Mr Justice B A Beaumont
Australian Draft Trade Marks Bill 1994 : A Trade Marks Office Perspective : Susan Farquhar and Barbara Bennett
The Theory of Trade Mark Dilution : When Imitation is Not the Sincerest Form of Flattery : Deborah Schavey Ruff
Commercial Ramifications of the Trade Marks Bill : Trevor Stevens

Issue 21 : April 1994

Applying to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for Review of Decisions of the Commissioner of Patents : Fred Schilling
Presenting a reputation case an International Comparative Digest : John R Olsen
The 150% Tax Concession for Research and Development : Steve Batrouney
Details of 1994 National Conference

Issue 20 : December 1993

Trade Marks and Self-incrimination : Mr Justice Jenkinson
Litigating in the Federal Court : Mr Justice French
Evidence before the Australian Industrial Property Organisation : David Catterns QC.
Evidence before the Australian Industrial Property Organisation : An Overview : David Yates
Report on 1993 National Conference Debates

Issue 19 : August 1993

Australian Designs Law – A Commentary on the Lahore Committee Report and the Need for Legislative Reform : Tim Golder
Computer Software Development and Copyright : Dr Peter Thorne
Intellectual Property Law Reform and Administration : Terrence Collins
Applying to the AAT for review of decisions of the Commissioner of patents : Katrina Howard

Issue 18 : March 1993

The Circuit Layout Act – A Workable Solution ? : Professor Sam Ricketson
Australian Design Law – A Commentary on the Lahore Committee Report and the Need for Legislative Reform : Tim Golder
The exercise of due diligence in respect of intellectual property rights : Carmen Champion and Andrew Lumsden

Issue 17 : September 1992

Use of Experts in IP Litigation : The Honourable Mr. Justice Tompkins
Survey Evidence : The Honourable Mr. Justice Lockhart
Practice and Procedure in Australian IP Litigiation : The Honourable Mr. Justice Ashley
The European Community Patent : Dr. Peter Stearne

Issue 16 : February 1992

The 1990 Patents Act : Re-examination, contributory infringement and transitional provisions : Richard Hamer
Intellectual Property in the EEC : An Overview : Andrew Fish
The 1990 Patents Act : Terrence Collins

Issue 15 : September 1991

Record rental rights : Mr Roger Westcombe
Record rental rights : Mr Emmanuel Candi
American law and the caution with which it should be used – with reference to Secton Pty Ltd and Another v Delawood Pty Ltd and Others : Mr Benny Brown
Collaborative Research – Howe can we assure a fair deal for all : Dr John Davy

Issue 14 : May 1991

Ethics and Intellectual Property Should we create and commercialise new life-forms? Proceedings of a conference jointly convened by the Intellectual and Industrial Property Society and the Monash University Centre for Human Bioethics Melbourne 19 October 1990
Opening : Professor John Swan
An Overview of the legal and social issues : Julian Burnside, QC
Transgenic animals : the present art and future possibilities : Dr Bob Seamark
Patents for life-forms : Dr Vivien Santer
Trade secrets as a means of protecting new life-forms : Mr Richard Jarvis
Should we tamper with nature? Bob Phelps
An industry perspective on patenting life-forms : Dr Ken Reed
Ethical reflections on commercialising life-forms : Professor Peter Singer
Legal issues in patenting life-forms : Loane Skene
Difficulties in getting to market : Peter Turvey
How the law can assist the innovator : Des Ryan
Intellectual property law and biotechnology : some recent developments in European law : Dr Noel Bryne

Issue 13 : February 1991

Appellations of Origin Proceedings of the International Conference : Melbourne 8th March 1989

Issue 12 : January 1991

Intellectual Property Law and biotechnology : Dr Noel Byrne

Issue 11 : November 1990

The Uruguay round negotiations on the trade-related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights : The Hon. Neal Blewett MP : Minister for Trade Negotiations
Character Merchandising in Australia -0 Welcome Home Wanderer : Dr Sam Murumba
Some insolvency aspects of Intellectual Property : Anna Sharpe

Issue 10 : August 1990

Has the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit had a positive effect on the United States Patent System? You’re Damn Right! : Michael O. Warnecke

Issue 9 : missed

Issue 8 : August 1989

Copyright Act Amendment Bill as it affects the Designs Act and Recent Design Case law : A C Archibald QC.
The Uruguay round and trade related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights : The Hon. Michael Duffy : Minister for Trade Negotiations

Issue 7 : June 1987

Trade mark Licensors, Beware! Australian Franchise Agreements Bill : Robin Vague
Saint Agnes and Caterpillar trade mark issues arising out of two cases in the Full Court of the Federal Court : Warwick A Rothnie

Issue 6 : December 1986

Sales Tax – Computer Software : Eric S Mayne and Peter J Rigg
The No Mans Land between Novelty and Obviousness : K R Handley
The relationship between Novelty and Obviousness : Julian Royveta

Issue 5 : August 1986

Honest concurrent use and the statutory monopoly afforded by registration of a trade mark : Colin Golvan

Issue 4 : March 1986

Reputation Slopover : James Dwyer
Counterfeiting and Unfair Competition : James Lahore

Issue 3 : December 1985

Artistic craftsmanship, Protection of literary and artistic characters and some aspects of Australian-American copyright relations : M Nimmer
Pacific and South-East Asian Regional Co-Operation in Industrial Property matters : P A Smith
Some issues relating to the amendments to the Patents Act Concerning micro-organisms: J Murray

Issue 2 : September 1985

And now the Copyright – Patent Overlap : Frank Smith
Survey Evidence in Intellectual Property Matters : Bruce Caine
Moorgate Tobacco Ltd v Philip Morris Ltd & Anor – A Note : Julie Dodds

Issue 1 : December 1984

Copyright, Computers and Chairs : Dr John McL. Emmerson
The Industrial Property Advisory Committee of New Zealand : Ken Dalefield
The MIC Programme : John Paterson and Bill Potter