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Felicity Cara Carson2018-06-19T01:51:04+10:00

Advertisers Beware – Social Media Influencers paid to promote products must disclose the commercial nature of their posts

The rise and prevalence of advertising via influencers on social media sites has experienced rapid growth.  In recent times however, the lack of disclosure by certain influencers of their commercial relationship with the brand owners of the brands which they advertise to followers has been brought [...]

May 14th, 2019|Categories: Intellectual Property|Tags: , , |

Do you need to comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation?

On 25 May 2018 the new European Union General Protection Regulation (the GDPR) came into force.  The GDPR regulates the handling of personal data by “controllers” and “processors”, irrespective of whether the controller or processor was established in the EU. Australian businesses, individuals, public authorities, [...]

June 12th, 2018|Categories: Commercial|Tags: , |

Protecting your Brand at the Border

As an intellectual property rights owner of, it is important that you are vigilant about protecting your intellectual property from infringement and maintaining the reputation and value of your brand and/or products.  Counterfeit products which are imported in Australia can impact on and undermine the growth [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Intellectual Property|Tags: , , |

Are you ready for the new Privacy Mandatory Data Breach Notification Regime?

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (Act) amends the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) to introduce mandatory data breach notification provisions for organisations, agencies and certain other entities that are regulated by the Privacy Act (entities).[1] “Mandatory data breach notification” commonly [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Commercial|Tags: , |