September 2016

September 16, 2016 11:11 AM | Posted by Nadia Braad and Michael Swann | Permalink
On 4 September 2016 the Carlton Football Club released a media statement declaring that it would be investigating an incident with a view to lodging a police report over the theft of its intellectual property. read more
September 6, 2016 5:02 PM | Posted by Caitlin Murray and Hannah McLeod | Permalink
When negotiating a settlement agreement keep in mind the general principles of contract formation. It is essential to ensure that your client's intention concerning when, and under what circumstances, it has agreed to be bound, is clearly communicated to the other party. In particular, if you intend that the terms of the settlement to be conditional upon execution of a formal document you should make this clear in your correspondence.
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September 1, 2016 9:36 AM | Posted by Timothy Gorton | Permalink
In August last year, this blog discussed the Queensland Supreme Court decision of Coles v Dormer.  That case involved copyright infringement of house plans and the building of a copycat house in a Cairns suburb.  To remedy the infringement, the Court had awarded an injunction requiring remedial works to the front of the house. read more