Legal Issues in E-Commerce
This seminar will cover the following aspects of e-commerce:
- The importance and growth of e-commerce in Australia.
- Key areas of law affecting e-commerce.
- The reforms to Australia’s electronic transactions law.
- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) plan to increase the number of generic Top Level Domains.
- Online behavioural advertising and "Do Not Track" proposals.
Bridget Edghill Senior Lawyer, Truman Hoyle on Wednesday 23 November 2011.
Bridget joined Truman Hoyle in 2003 and is a lawyer in the Corporate, Communications and Technology group.
She provides advice to corporations in the e-commerce, telecommunications, media and IT industries and to corporate customers acquiring such services. Bridget has been involved in a number of high profile matters including:
- advising, drafting and assisting on private acquisitions and sales of businesses, joint venture arrangements, ownership and control restrictions across various industries (particularly communications), Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rule compliance, corporate governance and regulatory issues in various industries;
- drafting and providing advice in relation to IT and telecommunications contracts including implementation services agreements, software and other intellectual property licensing, website terms and conditions, privacy policies, compliance with spam legislation and business-to-business trading arrangements;
- advising clients on all aspects of general corporate practice, including reviewing and drafting contracts and other general advice and advice on all aspects of legislative compliance, including ASX Listing Rules, Corporations Act, Privacy Act, Spam Act and other relevant legislation; and
- advising in relation to regulatory issues in the telecommunications industry.
Bridget also has experience in providing general commercial and contractual advice to clients with a focus on intellectual property and commercialisation. In particular, Bridget has been seconded to one of Australia's largest universities where she provided the university with advice in relation to the commercialisation, prosecution, acquisition, management, licensing and enforcement of its intellectual property rights, including patents, trade marks and related intellectual property such as domain names and copyright.
Bridget has considerable experience in domain name dispute matters and has represented a number of clients wishing to protect their intellectual property.
She has qualifications in Law (Honours) and Communications (majoring in journalism)
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