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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Maddocks receives Employer of Choice for Equal Opportunity citation for 14th consecutive year February 21, 2018

Wednesday 21 February 2018 Maddocks has once again been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency for its initiatives in achieving gender equality. Maddocks received an Employer of Choice for Equal Opportunity citation today from … Continued

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ACCC’s 2018 enforcement priorities – what you need to know February 20, 2018

Background If 2017 was the year that the ACCC emphasised consumer and small business protection (including an effective focus on achieving higher penalties), 2018 is set to be the year of cartels and the continued … Continued

Intellectual Property Blog

  • Procure IT v3.2 on the way

    3 July 2017 As I mentioned in my earlier blog post, on 26 November 2015 it was announced in the NSW government’s Digital+2016 strategy paper that a new version of Procure IT was anticipated for release … Continued

  • Draft guidelines on disruption of access to online services by government agencies

    Under section 313 of the Telecommunications Act 1997, a carrier or carriage service provider (which includes an Internet Service Provider (ISP)) must:  do its best to prevent telecommunications networks or facilities from being used in … Continued

  • Copyright consultation closing shortly

    The Department of Communications and the Arts’ current consultation on ‘updating Australia’s copyright laws’ is closing shortly (12 February 2016). The consultation is considering the so-called ‘legitimate’ use of copyright material by libraries and educational … Continued

  • Dallas, dollars and damages

    We recently published a comprehensive article discussing the Federal Court’s latest Dallas Buyers Club decision. Earlier this year the Court agreed to compel six ISPs to release the names and IP addresses individuals who allegedly … Continued

  • Taking the right approach to ‘Copyleft’

    In today’s ever-changing technology landscape, leveraging open source software (OSS) can reap significant commercial benefits. The potential ramifications of the use of OSS, for both customers and suppliers/developers, are however commonly misunderstood. One of the … Continued