• Copyright and implied licences - when do they arise? - A recent decision of the Federal Court has questioned the assumption that an implied licence arises to use copyright material which has been created and supplied for a specific purpose where there has been no agreement as to a fee to be paid or the agreed fee is not paid, even if the creator otherwise benefits handsomely from the arrangement, as Peter Knight explains.
  • Did you know there's a difference between an "agreement" and a "contract"? - In our ongoing back to basics series on contracts, Audine Bartlett strips away the common conception that an "agreement" and a "contract" are one and the same.
  • Is publishing a website "doing business in Australia"? - Does the operation of a website which receives orders from customers in Australia, or in a State or Territory, amount to "doing business in" Australia or that State or Territory? Simon Turnill looks at what "doing business in" Australia or a State or Territory means under the relevant legislation.


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