The new Medical Board/AHPRA “Guidelines For Registered Medical Practitioners who Advertise Cosmetic Surgery” came into effect on 1 July 2023. Health practitioners, individuals, businesses, and companies involved in advertising of health services will be subjected to greater scrutiny by the regulators who will be focusing on advertising and social media used to promote cosmetic surgery.Read more
The importation, manufacture, advertising and supply of cosmetics in Australia is highly regulated and complex. Dealing with three government regulators adds to the complexity and expense of getting cosmetics to market. In this Information Sheet Stephens Lawyers & Consultants offers guidance on some of the matters to be considered before a cosmetic product or range can be launched in the Australian market.Read more
Cloud Based Computing Services – What are the data security risk management and legal issues for users?
Understanding the risks and legal issues associated with using cloud based computing services is critical for risk management and protection of an organisation’s data and related intellectual property and to minimise the risk of business disruption.Read more
Recent cases show that interlocutory injunctions can be successfully applied for to remove defamatory material and to restrain an injurious falsehood.Read more
Clive Palmer’s $1.5 million lesson in Copyright Law Marketing and advertising campaigns often use existing songs or music, in building brand awareness. Specific songs or music become associated with a particular brand, business or organisation. Where songs or music are owned by third parties, licences have to be obtained from all the copyright owners and… Read MoreRead more
25 August 2020 Introduction Individuals and businesses continue to be targets of defamatory statements, and false or disparaging reviews published on social media platforms such as Facebook or Google My Business, which cause significant reputational damage and loss. Where the publisher refuses to take down the offending material, the affected party has no option but… Read MoreRead more