COPYRIGHT HERE AND ACROSS BORDERS – TIPS FOR AUSTRALIAN IN-HOUSE LAWYERS

In a global economy, in-house lawyers must navigate and anticipate the costs and risks of varying standards in Copyright as it impacts Australian trade and export.

Like it or not, a corporate lawyer cannot pick up a newspaper or law magazine without coming across the trade war between the USA and China on the basis of intellectual property (IP) or forced technological transfer. As globalisation forces exponentially increase the speed of cross-border exchange in goods, services, capital and knowledge, the reality of economic structural changes has meant that knowledge creation and innovation are a nation’s most important tradeable economic assets of a nation.  IP therefore is a daily concern for corporate lawyers.

To read Jacqueline Plunkett’s full article, and as previously published in the latest edition Australian Corporate Lawyer, by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia, please click here.

For a full copy of the Spring 2018, Volume 28 of the Australian Corporate Lawyer, follow the link.

 

 

 

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