Shelston IP named finalist in Australian Law Awards 2020

Shelston IP has been named as a finalist in the Australian Law Awards for Intellectual Property Team of the Year.     Now in its 20th year, the Australian Law Awards, run in partnership with Principal Partner UNSW Law, bestows the industry’s most prestigious accolades recognising excellence across the entire legal industry. The awards showcase

Shelston IP appointed by UNSW as a preferred IP service provider

Shelston IP is proud to announce that we have been appointed as one of the preferred IP service providers to UNSW Sydney.  As readers know, UNSW is a powerhouse of cutting-edge research, teaching and innovation, and is the #1 institution attended by Australian start-up founders. The University is one of the top 100 universities in

Announcement – Shelston IP promotion to Principal

Shelston IP is very pleased to announce Tam Huynh‘s promotion to Principal from 1 July 2020. Congratulations on this important milestone in your career.     Tam heads up our Fintech team and works in the fields of electrical engineering and information technology patents. Her background in accounting also facilitates an understanding of financial system

Shelston IP reappointed as CSIRO provider

Shelston IP is proud to announce that we have been reappointed as one of the exclusive IP service providers to CSIRO. As readers know, CSIRO is Australia’s leading multidisciplinary research organisation, with more than 5,000 talented people working out of centers in Australia and internationally. CSIRO plays a vital role in enhancing collaboration within the

E-signing and witnessing of documents in COVID-19 times and beyond

This article discusses the current state of the law concerning electronic signature and witnessing of documents in Australia including so-called click-wrap contracts, e-signing laws and the specific electronic witnessing regulations arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.   In general, terms, Australian law establishes that most documents can be executed electronically.  There are exceptions for certain formal

Kimberly-Clark’s wipes are “flushable”. Australia’s regulator loses its appeal against Kimberley-Clark

Representations on Packaging and in Advertising – the Full Federal Court finds that Kimberley-Clark has not Engaged in Misleading Conduct by using “Flushable”.     The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has lost its Full Court appeal that Kimberly-Clark Australia (KCA) had misled and deceived consumers, by representing on its website www.kleenex-cottonelle.com.au and on

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