The legal industry has undoubtedly been undergoing constant change and as a result, law firms are having to continually adapt. One of the benefits of the changing landscape over the last decade has been the advancement of IT systems and the adaptation of these new technologies to the unique needs of law professionals. This article from The College of Law explores the impact of Legal IT in the 21st Century.
The recent judgement handed down in Veroochi v Direct Chemist Outlet has potentially significant implications for trade mark owners. The case seems to point towards to the conclusion that trade mark owners are not always safe against scrutiny of their registered trade marks.
In a recent case, the Court of Appeal of Western Australia held that emails between a tenant and landlord (or agent) could amount to an immediately binding agreement.