New infection frontier as COVID-19 wreaks havoc upon business

By Forum member Darren James, Partner, Commercial Disputes, Mills Oakley Many people have already been severely affected by the public health emergency caused by the novel corona virus (officially designated as COVID-19),. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the 3,400 people who are reported to have died following COVID-19 infection. Quarantine…

Aussie space entrepreneurs now have their own ANGEL

By Jim Plouffe A website that consolidates legal and regulatory information for Australia’s burgeoning space industry has been launched by the University of Adelaide. Called the Australian Navigational Guide Explaining Laws for Space (ANGELS), the www.spacelaws.com website was developed by Adelaide Law School at the University of Adelaide and law firm International Aerospace Law and…

Aristocrat and Ainsworth headed for court

Australia’s two leading manufacturers of gaming machines, Aristocrat Leisure (ASX: ALL) and Ainsworth Game Technology (ASX: AGI) are headed for a hard-fought patent battle in the federal court. Ainsworth announced it would be vigorously defending action by Aristocrat that alleges it infringed the comppany’s patent rights and Australian Consumer Law. Aristocrat maintains Ainsworth stole technology…