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Technology Joint Ventures - Partnering for the Future

May 06, 2021

This article examines the key aspects of joint ventures in the technology sector and the particular issues and challenges that these joint ventures raise.

EU data governance regulation – A wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part Three

December 17, 2020

In the third blog post of this series on the European Commission's proposed Data Governance Regulation (the DGR), we consider the DGR’s relationship to competition law rules.

EU data governance regulation – A wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part Two

December 16, 2020

In this blog post, we outline the new regimes for data sharing service providers and data altruism under the DGR, and consider the potential impact on businesses.

EU data governance regulation – a wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part 1

December 10, 2020

On 25 November 2020, the European Commission (EC) published its proposed Data Governance Regulation (the DGR), which will create a new legal framework to encourage the development of a European single market for data.

Global interactive guide on computer-implemented inventions

September 16, 2020

Our global comparative piece examines the current state of the law on the patentability of CIIs across a number of key jurisdictions.

Cryptocurrencies are property capable of being held on trust New Zealand High Court holds

May 05, 2020

In Ruscoe v Cryptopia Ltd (in Liquidation) [2020] NZHC 728 the New Zealand High Court held that cryptocurrencies, as digital assets, are a form of property that are capable of being held on trust.

The New EU AI and Data Strategy and what it Means for EU Antitrust Reform

March 24, 2020

This article summarises the AI and Data Package released by the European Commission on 19 February 2020 and discusses the role of EU antitrust reform.

Stranger than Sci-Fi Part 2: Should Artificial Intelligence machines be recognised as owners of IP?

March 10, 2020

In the second article of this two-part series, we consider whether AI machines should be recognised as the ‘owners’ of the IP create.

Stranger than Sci-Fi Part 1: Can (and should) Artificial Intelligence machines own intellectual property?

March 03, 2020

In the first article of this two-part series, we explore how existing Australian copyright and patent legislation deals with ownership of AI-generated IP.

AU: CIIs: Encompass Repipe-d

February 25, 2020

On 22 Nov 2019, McKerracher J handed down his decision in Repipe Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents [2019] FCA 1956, the latest in a line of cases considering the patentability of computer implemented inventions