From 13 September 2019, following the introduction of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No.5) Act 2019 (Cth), the repeal of the intellectual property (IP) exemptions under s 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) will commence.
Jonathan was recently admitted as a solicitor with the Supreme Court of NSW. He has been working at S&A for the past six months as a PLT intern whilst completing his College of Law practical studies.
Inspiring female leaders working in the Built Environment industries shared their career trajectories, aspiration and wisdom at Sydney town hall last night.
The S&A team attended the Australian Law Awards this week with the firm named as finalists in three categories. Unfortunately, we didn’t come away with a win this year but a fun night was had by all.
Silberstein & Associates (S&A) is proud to announce the promotion of Richard Ong to Associate in recognition of his leading role within S&A’s corporate and commercial team.
Silberstein and Associates (S&A) has been shortlisted for the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2019.
Silberstein & Associates has become the only Australian law firm to be a member of Lexlink, an international network of boutique firms which now comprises members in more than 30 countries across the globe.
Following a jury trial in the US District Court of Delwar, it was found that GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Ellipta® products infringed Vectura’s US patent 8303991.
Apple and Qualcomm have ceased their long-running dispute over licensing and exclusivity.
World IP day is celebrated annually on April 26 to celebrate the role that Intellectual Property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.
Until recently, registered marks in Australia have been afforded a grace period of 5 years, commencing from the filing date onward. Over recent years, there has been a significant push in Australia for unused marks to be more easily removed from the trade mark register.
One of our clients, MAKO Tidal Turbines Pty Ltd, is commercialising its proprietary designs for turbines to convert the kinetic energy in free-flowing water, such as tides and rivers, into predictable and clean renewable energy.
The S&A teams and their families headed to Osaka restaurant in St Leonards on Sunday for a seven dish Teppanyaki experience. We’re not sure if the kids or adults had more fun but the amazing display of culinary skills and delicious rewards were enjoyed by all.
Silberstein and Associates has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Boutique Law Firm of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year categories at the nationally-recognised 2018 Australian Law Awards hosted by Lawyers Weekly, Australia’s top publication for lawyers.
S&A join #WarOnWaste during Plastic Free July 2018 and support The Last Straw initiative to ban plastic straws.
Silberstein & Associates (S&A) is excited to announce the promotion of Mina Hyun (pictured) to Associate in its Sydney office.
Ms Hyun has been with the firm’s commercial litigation team since 2017. She has played a key role in litigation matters in the Federal Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
In February this year the Fair Work Commission (FW) rejected an application for unfair dismissal brought by a Victorian Uber driver, and in doing so provided useful guidance in the key distinguishing factors to be considered when assessing whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.
The Hon Justice Lindsay Foster (Federal Court), together with The Hon Justice James Stevenson (Supreme Court) gave a fascinating seminar on 21 February 2018 at the Banco Court in the NSW Supreme Court on ‘Privilege in Litigation’
Our team and their families enjoyed a trip to Vaucluse House last week for our annual picnic. Vaucluse House is one of Sydney’s few 19th-century mansions still surrounded by its original gardens and wooded grounds.
Silberstein and Associates has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Boutique Law Firm of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year categories at the nationally-recognised 2017 Australian Law Awards hosted by Lawyers Weekly, Australia’s top publication for lawyers.