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The Instant Asset Write-Off (“IAWO“) scheme under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth) (“the ITA“) allows business to claim an immediate deduction for depreciating assets, provided they are used for tax-deductible purposes. On 25 March 2020, the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 (Cth) came into force as part of the Federal Government’s […]

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The future of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies remains controversial. However, their underlying technology – Blockchain – is likely to prove revolutionary. If you are still trying to distinguish your Bitcoin from your Blockchain, you are not alone. This post provides a no-nonsense guide to Blockchain and its potential impact on intellectual property (IP). Blockchain 101 […]

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On 25 October 2016, the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) published 26 new practice notes as part of the National Court Framework reforms.  Amongst these is the Intellectual Property Practice Note (IP-1) which establishes guidelines for all current and future Intellectual Property matters in the FCA. The practice note updates and expands the previous practice […]

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