Intellectual Property And Technology News - Asia Pacific - Issue 4, Q2 2012: The Copyright Issue: ISP Liability Streaming, TV, Radio And More

IN THIS ISSUE:

*NEWS:

- IPT Insights

- Q&A with Nicholas Tyacke

- In the spotlight: Melinda Upton

- In the spotlight: Robynne Sanders

*FEATURE ARTICLE:

- Australian High Court confirms that iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement

*ARTICLES:

- The People’s Republic of China Advertising Law - substantial revisions under way

- The Independent Inquiry into the Media and Media Regulation

- Australia’s intellectual property laws - the bar has been raised

- Recent developments in Chinese Patent Law

- Excerpt from The Independent Inquiry into the Media and Media Regulation:

The Independent Inquiry into the Media and Media Regulation (Media Inquiry), conducted by Ray Finkelstein QC, handed down its report at the end of February 2012 (Report).

The Media Inquiry was given the task of

investigating:

- The effectiveness of the current media codes of practice in Australia and their application to all forms of media platforms

- The impact of technological change on the media business

- Ways of strengthening the independence and effectiveness of the Australian Press Council, including the handling of complaints

Please see full publication below for more information.

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