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Latest Focus Papers
TGA proposal to declare various sports supplements are therapeutic goods: submissions close on 3 December 2019
The way in which sports supplements are regulated in Australia is being reviewed, which could lead to significant changes to the way these products are formulated, positioned and marketed.
 
Building & Construction Security of Payment Act, NSW: A constantly amended Act
The NSW Security of Payments Act enables individuals and companies who do work in the construction industry to get paid quickly and to avoid insolvency.
 
Australia - Online Gambling: What is a Bet? Decision in Lottoland v ACMA
Addisons acted for Lottoland in Lottoland’s recent successful application to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in which it sought declarations that various of its products were not “prohibited interactive gambling services” under the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (Cth) (IGA).
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Latest Publications
Crown probes to focus on probity, though major hurdles unlikely
Australia’s Crown Resorts is under the spotlight following a number of media reports which made a series of allegations against the company, including dealing with junkets with links to organized crime, not taking effective steps to prevent money laundering through its casinos and working with gover...
 
ACCC digs knife into Woolworths over disposable cutlery claims
Undeterred by two court defeats in two weeks, the competition watchdog has appealed a Federal Court decision to dismiss its case against Woolworths over claims the retailer made about the biodegradability of its picnic products.
 
Employment Law in Australia Overview
In Australia, employment is primarily regulated by legislation at the Federal level. There are some areas, notably long service leave, which continue to be regulated at the State and Territory level.
Latest Media
Two big cases involving big name brands, Penfolds and Bega
When you are strolling the aisles of a supermarket or bottle shop, what makes you instinctively reach for a familiar brand? Why do you choose one company’s product and ignore the other similar-looking products sitting next to them on the shelf? Brand recognition and brand loyalty are central to...
 
Sydney councils accused of using interim heritage orders to halt development
Partner, Helen Macfarlane, was a guest on The Chris Smith Show this week discussing the use of interim heritage orders by local councils as a form of ‘defacto development control’.
 
Commercialisation of Intellectual Property
In this edition of BenchTV, Partner, Donna Short and Special Counsel, Hazel McDwyer discuss the phases of a commercialisation project, the types of intellectual property in commercialisation agreements, and the need for the protection of intellectual property both on a domestic and global scale.