Media

I am a regular contributor to radio, TV and press coverage of important IP issues – here are some of my most recent ones:

Photo: Peter Casamento

TV and Radio
A classic David & Goliath battle in brewing in the coffee industry“, The Business, ABC TV, 7 July 2017
Australian internet pirates shown the red flag, the wire, 8 April 2015
Dallas Buyers Club judgment: What are the implications?, SBS News (online), 8 April 2015
Big pharmaceuticals no winner in patent stoush, The Law Report, ABC Radio National, 16 April 2013
Cancer group loses gene patent challenge, RN Drive, ABC Radio National, 15 February 2013
Māori intellectual property rights in Australia questioned, Te Karere, TVNZ, 31 December 2012
Masterchef Battle – ‘Mr Whippy’ trademark dispute, A Current Affair, Channel 9, 6 September 2012
Privacy and Defamation on Social Media Platforms, News Exchange, ABC TV News 24, 27 April 2012

Web AV
“Domain Name Disputes under the auDRP and UDRP: Tips and Tricks for Running a Case” - Part 1Part 2Part 3, IPSANZ/Victorian Bar Twilight Seminar, 5 August 2013
An Empirical Comparison of the Outcome of Patent Examination in the USPTO, the EPO and IP Australia, IPRIA/IPTA seminar, 19 November 2012
Do We Still Need Record Labels, 1st Vanderbilt-Melbourne Global Debate, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA, 15 November 2011
Legal aspects of Internet startups, LLM Club coffee hour talk, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, 14 September 2011
Beyond Genes: What should and should not be patented and how to tell the difference, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia and Charles Darwin University School of Law and Business seminar, Darwin, 28 April 2011
Intellectual Property: a guide for the rest of usUp Close episode 121 (2010)

Print
KeepCup takes coffee giant Gloria Jean’s to court for allegedly copying its reusable cup design“, ABC News Online, 7 July 2017
More Rigorous Patent Examination In US Than Europe And Australia?“, IP Watch, 2 November 2016
Evergreening concerns without basis“, Pharma in Focus, 2 September 2016
Is VPN Use Copyright Infringement? Not So Fast, Lawyers Say“, Bloomberg BNA, 3 February 2016
‘Simple Past, Present Continuous … Future Perfect?’ GFIP Conference Report V, The IPKat, 28 August 2015
The gaping loophole in the new anti-piracy law, The New Daily, 24 June 2015
Dallas Buyers Club judgment: What are the implications?, SBS News (online), 8 April 2015
Geoblocking: Why you shouldn’t put up with it, The New Daily, 5 February 2015
WIPO Seminar Discusses Interface Between IP And Private International Law, IP Watch, 23 January 2015
Copyright notices for photos on Facebook hardly worth sharing, The Age, 5 December 2014
“‘Fake’ White Ribbon website faces legal action, The Age, 2 November 2014
Australian Domain Administrator to present Dispute Decisions Overview, Managing Intellectual Property (online), 18 August 2014
Explainer: The illegal downloading debate, The Daily Telegraph (online), 1 August 2014
Melbourne City, aka Melbourne Heart, faces battle to win rights to new name, The Sydney Morning Herald (online), 19 June 2014
Legal fight over ‘Melbourne City’ name will be lost: expertThe Age, 15 June 2014
A Patent Year: Andrew Christie’s Highlights, Managing IP, 1 June 2014
McAfee accused of McSlurping Open Source Vulnerability Database, The Register, 8 May 2014
Lawmakers try to develop ways to sell digital music“, news.com.au Technology, 31 July 2013
Are generic manufacturer patents driving up drug prices?, Managing IP, 11 April 2013
Misuse of drug patenting could cost the health system billions, HealthCanal.com, 10 April 2013
Big pharma faces an incendiary mix of distrust and austerity, Managing IP, 8 April 2013
Uni cheats buy work in cyberspace, The Age, 3 October 2012
Why IP professional must take ‘gene patent’ opponents seriously, Patentology, 8 May 2011
Hotel chain wins further 160 domains from respondent“, Managing Internet IP, 19 January 2011
A new paradigm in the UDRP“, Managing Internet IP, 1 December 2010
Christie: Why I back Octogen, Managing Internet IP, 29 October 2010