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Latest Case

Advising on market-changing divestments September 25, 2018

Maddocks  acted for the founder of Australia’s largest private pilot training school, Soar Aviation, on the group’s 50 percent sale to Australian private equity investor The Growth Fund. Soar Aviation was started in 2012 by … Continued

Latest News

Making a difference: Maddocks senior associate wins Australian Young Lawyer of the Year October 22, 2018

Monday 22 October 2018 Maddocks senior associate Tamsin Webster has been awarded the 2018 Australian Young Lawyer of the Year by the Law Council of Australia. Tamsin, a member of the firm’s Employment, Safety and … Continued

Latest Article

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 (Cth) expands scope for challenges to Commonwealth procurement decisions October 18, 2018

On 18 October 2018, the Senate passed the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 (Cth) (the Bill) without amendment. The Bill received Royal Assent on 19 October 2018. The Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 (Cth) … 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