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  1. Legal news
    10 November 2020
    Prior right of work title and character name and its protection

    With the development and prosperity of the cultural and entertainment industry, many well-known movies, animations, online games and other works are facing increasing intellectual property protection issues. How to ...

  2. Legal news
    24 October 2019
    Social Media & the Workforce - The Perils and Opportunities for Employers

    Leaving all the legal complications aside, in this article we seek to categorise the key questions that clients ask us about the general challenges that social media is creating in the workplace and we share our ...

  3. Legal news
    06 July 2020
    Australian Media Reform Report

    Bird & Bird's media experts in Australia provide an essential guide to the huge amount of legal reform currently underway in the media sector . What reforms are currently in progress? What stage have they reached? And ...

  4. Legal news
    11 February 2019
    Is a “digital, dynamic, context-based advertising system” patentable?

    Rebecca Currey and Jane Owen provide a brief overview of the latest developments in terms of patents relating to digital advertising platforms in Australia.

  5. Legal news
    01 September 2020
    Australian Defamation Law Reform Update – New South Wales passes reform bill

    Bird & Bird's media team in Australia report on new changes to defamation law, anticipated to make it easier for the media to report on matters of public interest.

  6. Legal news
    07 February 2020
    Ball rolling on review of Australian classification laws

    The Australian government has announced a review of Australia's classification legislation, opening a period of public consultation which invites members of the public to tender their submissions by 5pm on 19 February ...

  7. Legal news
    26 February 2021
    Public Consultation on draft Singapore Copyright Bill (Ends 1 April 2021)

    Alban Kang and Pin-Ping Oh explain the key proposals and implications on the latest public consultation on the draft Singapore Copyright Bill which ends on 1 April 2021.

  8. Legal news
    15 April 2021
    Update on Online Harms: Legislative Reforms in Australia and the UK

    The regulation of online disinformation and harmful content is the subject of global attention. Australia is progressing world-first reforms in this area along with the United Kingdom (UK). In a key milestone, the ...

  9. Legal news
    25 April 2017
    APAC Sports Update – The Anatomy of a Football Transfer

    Footballers (even very well paid ones) are much like employees of other large companies.

  10. Legal news
    30 January 2018
    APAC Sports Update 3: War against illicit set-top boxes

    In our first APAC sports and media update back in April 2017 [1], we confidently predicted that the battle between broadcasters and those who infringe their rights through unauthorised streams or piracy was "about to ...