Why every business needs to conduct an IP Audit

By Kim Walters • In Intellectual Property, Technology LawComments Off on Why every business needs to conduct an IP Audit

Intellectual property (IP) laws protect your intangible ideas and creations and give you exclusive rights to use your IP and branding. IP is an essential and valuable part of every business but its true worth is often overlooked. A regular IP audit is vital to improving your business systems so

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Metadata laws passed …how to maintain your privacy

By Margaret Miller • In Technology LawComments Off on Metadata laws passed …how to maintain your privacy

Following the passing of the metadata retention laws last week, telephone companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) now need to store all metadata for two years and make it available for inspection by 20 different government agencies including ASIO, the police, ASIC and the ACCC. For people who do not

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Technology Alert – Cloud Computing

By Kim Walters • In Technology LawComments Off on Technology Alert – Cloud Computing

Dr Dimitrios G Eliades, a barrister who specialises in the field of intellectual property, is the author of “Practice Management and Business Skills: Technology – Cloud Computing”. In this paper, Dr Eliades considers computing services in the cloud and concludes that the apparent benefits of outsourcing your data (such as

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New Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code Met With Great Reception

By admin • In Commercial Law, Technology LawNo Comments

Historically, complaints to the telecommunications ombudsman greatly exceed the national average for complaints by consumers for other services. Common points of contention and frustration included consumers lacking timely and comprehensive information regarding their mobile plan. Customers complained that critical information, such as when they were close to exceeding their “usage

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