Useful commercial, corporate, technology, intellectual property and social media cases

For those interested in cases on Corporate Law, Technology Law and Intellectual Property, please find a list below of interesting decisions of Australian Courts and links to legislation related to our areas of practice:

Commercial law

Commercial law

Corporate Law

Capital raising

Minutes of meetings

  • John J Star (Real Estate)  Pty Ltd v Robert R Andrew (A’Asia)  Pty Ltd and others – (1991) 6 ASCR 63

Joint Ventures

Employment law

Technology law



  • La Rosa v Nudrill Pty Ltd [2013] WASCA 18 – when an exclusion clause included on the back of an invoice, which is not directly drawn to the other party’s attention, offers useful protection from liability for damages.

Intellectual Property

Confidential information


Moral rights infringement

Additional damages section 115(4)

Dynamic Supplies Pty Ltd v Tonnex International Pty Ltd (No 3) [2014] FCA 909

User generated content (UCG)

Click wrap vs Browse Wrap



Social Media Law



Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)

Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)

Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) 

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth)

Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (Cth)

Patents Act 1990 (Cth)

Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Cth)

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 (Cth)

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 (Cth)

Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth)



Queensland Legislation

Acts Interpretation Act 1954 (Qld)

Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld)

Powers of Attorney Act 1998 (Qld)

Succession Act 1981 (Qld)

Trusts Act 1973 (Qld)

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