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Managing Intellectual Property Assets and meeting your director’s duties Placing IP front and centre on the Board’s agenda maximises the potential for favourable commercial outcomes and helps to ensure company directors comply with their director duties. As a simple proposition, practising Good IP Governance* in relation to a company’s intellectual property assets (IP Assets) will
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia reiterates the need for businesses to ensure any comparative advertising claims are capable of substantiation through current and relevant scientific evidence or otherwise risk breaching the Australian Consumer Law. The case of GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd v Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) Pty Limited (No 2)  FCA