The Curious Case of Pinnacle and the Bikinis – Part 3 – Costs

Intellectual property ownership Intellectual property is designed to provide a business with a commercial advantage.  It builds a wall of ...
Read More

Appeal court flushes away ACCC claims on flushable wipes

The Full Court of the Federal Court has rejected the appeal by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) in ...
Read More

The Internet is not the Wild West – (although it can seem to be)

Some people seem to think that no laws apply to the Internet – or that anything that appears on the ...
Read More

The Curious Case of Pinnacle and the Bikinis – Part 2

Pinnacle Runway Pty Ltd v Triangl Limited [2019] FCA 1662 (10 October 2019) is a curious case in more ways ...
Read More

The Curious Case of Pinnacle and the Bikinis

Facts The case of Pinnacle Runway Pty Ltd v Triangl Limited [2019] FCA 1662 (10 October 2019) considered whether Pinnacle’s ...
Read More

I paid for it – why don’t I own it? – the copyright trap

If your business commissions a graphic artist to create a logo and brand collateral for the business, who owns the ...
Read More

Information to help businesses self-file trade mark applications

Many businesses are filing their own trade mark applications, which can save costs as opposed to using an attorney firm ...
Read More

Unity of purpose – new test for control of trade mark use

The Full Court of the Federal Court has overturned a finding that a trade mark owner did not control the ...
Read More

Three Myths about Commercial Agreements

Having practised for over 25 years, I know that there are certain misconceptions about drafting commercial agreements: All that a ...
Read More

Do you give warranties against defects about your services?

Do you say eg “All repairs are guaranteed for 12 months”? If so, are you ready for the change in ...
Read More

All information on this site is of a general nature only and is not legal advice. Please consult a lawyer for specific advice on your particular circumstances.

© Margaret Ryan Melbourne Australia 2018-2019  

ABN 95883418814      

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards
Legislation