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When deciding whether a contractual term is unfair, a Court will likely consider if the term would cause a significant unbalance, if it is not reasonably necessary to protect legitimate interests, or if it would cause detriment.  Careful consideration should be given to the inclusion of clauses of this nature in standard form contracts, especially

In response to the Biden administrations Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence on 30 October 2023, which outlined policies and principles to promote responsible Artificial Intelligence innovation and competition, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued inventorship guidance for artificial intelligence (AI) assisted inventions.  These

Electronic discovery in the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) is nothing new.  From July 2014, the FCA began implementing the Court’s electronic court file (ECF) across its Australian registries.  This enabled the Court to embrace the use of technology in proceedings, including the use of electronic discovery, eLodgement, eTrials, eCourtroom, and video conferences. What just

It is something that is often overlooked however it is considered best practice to add a copyright statement and the little c symbol (Copyright Statement) on any literary or artistic works (Works) that a business publishes and asserts that it owns.  Under Australian law, the “material form” of all original Works is automatically protected by

On 30 November 2023, the Digital ID Bill 2023 (Cth) and the Digital ID (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2023 (Digital ID Bills) were introduced in the Australian Senate.  Digital IDs are designed to provide individuals with a convenient way to verify their identity when completing certain online transactions and dealing with government and certain

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Act 2020 (Cth) (Amending Act) came into force on 18 February 2020 and was designed to prevent illegal phoenixing activity.  The Amending Act introduced reforms such as creditor-defeating disposition provisions to combat phoenixing activity.  Additional provisions amending the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) were aimed to encourage accountability by

In commercial contracts, a change of control clause is one that allows one of the parties to an agreement to terminate or modify its terms if a third party acquires a controlling stake in the other.   A change of control clause grants a party certain rights, such a right to accelerate an obligation to pay