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Australian lawyers overseas will the trend continue?

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, International Law

Australian legal services are in high demand in the international market. But the recently elected Rudd Government has been quiet on future initiatives...

Australia and New Zealand set to close the gap on legal process

Filed under: International Law

Australian and New Zealand lawyers will see closer jurisdictional ties when it comes to court proceedings, thanks to a new treaty proposed by a Trans-Tasman...

Report Calls for Closer Ties in Australasia

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Trade & Customs, Constitutional Law, Local Government, International Law

On 7 February 2005 the Hon. Philip Ruddock asked the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs to inquire into and...

Judicial Appointments: Is there a Need for Reform?

Filed under: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, International Law

In recent times there has been a significant debate about the process for appointing judges in Australia. Much of the debate has been triggered by recent...

Ever Wondered about Working Overseas?

Filed under: Court Appearances, Business & Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Local Government, International Law

Australian lawyers are inundated with advertisements for overseas positions in places such as London, Hong Kong, New York and Dubai. The volume of postings...

Trilingual Regime of International Registration System of Marks: "Trade Marks, Marques and Marcas"

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, International Law

Following the Thirty-Fifth session of the Assembly of the Madrid Union ("the Assembly"), taking place from 22 September to 1 October 2003, trade mark filers...

From junk food to junk lawsuits

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation, International Law

Food companies and fast food restaurants in America are preparing themselves to be the next targets of America's obsession with class action litigation....

'Chi Ming' - well-known trademarks in the PRC

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Competition & Trade Regulation, Intellectual Property, International Law

June 2003 has seen the implementation of three new trademark regulations by China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce ("SAIC") designed to...

Sledgehammer to crack a nut – or appropriate response to problem?

Filed under: Building & Construction law, International Law

The government has now released for comment the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Bill (Bill), which if passed, will create radical change...

A Balancing Act Between Harmonisation and Cultural Interests: New Trade Marks Legislation in New Zealand

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, International Law

The Trade Marks Act, 1953 ("the previous Act") has been repealed and the Trade Marks Act 2002 ("the Act") has come into force as of 20 August 2003, introducing...


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