Tag: Australia

Australian patents: An introduction

So, you’ve built a better mousetrap and you think that it’s going to put you on easy street? Before you give up your day job you should obtain a patent, the best form of legal protection for an inventor. What is a patent? A patent is the sole right, given to you by law, to …

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The responsibility of ISPs for online piracy

The roles and obligations of internet service providers (“ISPs”) in relation to online piracy have been a subject of great uncertainty and debate. In the past year, ISPs in the United Kingdom and Australia have been taken to court by copyright owners to compel the ISPs to block their users’ access to copyright infringing websites, …

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