A FINE COMMERCIAL LINE

Last month the Nyst Legal commercial litigation team spent nearly two weeks in the Federal Court in Melbourne, flanked by a phalanx of QC's, arguing the toss about exactly how far businesses can and can't go in talking up their product to the customers of their commercial competitors. Our client, a major national franchise chain, had actively marketed its wares to the franchisees [...]

August 11th, 2015|Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution|

ANIMAL RIGHTS, OR JUST PLAIN MONKEY BUSINESS?

As a novelist and film-maker, and advisor to a singer-songwriter son heavily involved in the music industry here in Australia as well as internationally, copyright is a subject near and dear to my heart. I’ve learned from bitter experience that the golden rule for any creative is ‘hold on to copyright as long as you [...]

August 9th, 2014|Commercial Law, Opinion|