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Professor of IP & Innovation Law @QUT #Copyright #Trademark #plainpacks #patent #Access2meds #TRIPSwaiver #TPP #IndigenousIP #SDGs #3dprinting #robotics
Jan 10 13 tweets 18 min read
Just reading at the moment - The Right to Repair - Reclaiming the Things We Own @APerzanowski cambridge.org/core/books/rig…
#repair #righttorepair #intellectualproperty #consumerrights #competition 'Legislation and regulation are part of the solution, but fixing our culture of repair will demand lasting changes to our behaviour as consumers and citizens'. @APerzanowski (p 268) cambridge.org/core/books/rig…
#repair #righttorepair #intellectualproperty #consumerrights #competition
Jan 9 5 tweets 4 min read
Watch Wilco Play “California Stars” with Jason Isbell, Rosanne Cash, and More at ACL Hall of Fame consequence.net/2022/01/wilco-… via @consequence @Wilco Bill Callahan (with Wilco's Nels Cline) pays tribute to 2021 ACL Hall of Fame inductees Wilco during the 7th Annual Hall of Fame Honors. @Wilco
Jan 8 6 tweets 5 min read
'“Everything Is Free” [about #Napster] has become a modern standard in the age of streaming alienation'
Gillian Welch, David Rawlings Talk 20 Years Since Landmark Album ‘Time (The Revelator)’ rollingstone.com/music/music-co… #music #copyright #everythingisfree Covers - Everything Is Free (Live) - Lisa Mitchell via @YouTube
Jul 27, 2021 6 tweets 10 min read
#AUSvUSA Gustavsson praises @TheMatildas for withstanding @USWNT: “We had 600 passes to 320 passes, we won 70% of tackles tonight in one-to-one duels; the individual defending was brilliant.” theguardian.com/football/2021/…
#Olympics #football #Tokyo2020 #AUSvUSA @TheMatildas' draw with @USWNT in women's football sets up their Tokyo Olympics campaign nicely abc.net.au/news/2021-07-2… Australia face Team GB in the quarter finals. #Olympics #football #Tokyo2020
Jul 26, 2021 36 tweets 50 min read
A Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (#RCEP) @DrRimmer link.medium.com/TPU5Q1Racib #trade #intellectualproperty #ecommerce #humanrights #SDGs #health #plainpacks #access2meds #COVID19 #Asia #auspol #auslaw TRIPS Flexibilities and TRIPS-plus Provisions in the #RCEP Chapter on Intellectual Property: How Much Policy Space is Retained? @South_Centre southcentre.int/wp-content/upl… #trade #intellectualproperty #SDGs Image
Jul 26, 2021 8 tweets 8 min read
Australia's low-key, understated, laconic, take-it-or-leave-it response to #Olympics Gold in the #swimming #Tokyo2020 🦘🏅🏊‍♀️ Coach Dean Boxall enjoys a quiet, zen-like meditation and contemplative moment of reflection upon the #swimming victory of Ariarne Titmus #Tokyo2020 🏅🦘🏊‍♀️
Jul 25, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
#Olywhites - With victory in sight, @NZ_Football concede an equaliser to Honduras in the dying minutes of the second half #Olympics #Tokyo2020 #Olywhites Tragically, @NZ_Football have been overrun by Honduras in the final minutes, and are down 2-3 #Olympics #Tokyo2020 (Saddest moment in New Zealand sport - since New Zealand lost the America's Cup in San Francisco from a dominant position).
Jul 25, 2021 4 tweets 5 min read
New Music: Alice Skye Releases New Album 'I Feel Better, But I Don't Feel Good' broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/artic… @aliceskyepepper #music #IndigenousIP Midnight Oil fans will recall Alice Skye's show-stopping performance in the Makarrata Project @aliceskyepepper @midnightoilband @pgarrett #music #IndigenousIP
Jul 25, 2021 4 tweets 6 min read
Hospitals are taking on a surgical robot monopoly axios.com/hospitals-are-… #robotics #righttorepair #robots #competition #health #surgery #law #healthlaw c @michael_guihot Intuitive Surgical shut down a da Vinci robot in the middle of a procedure, forcing the surgeon to switch to open surgery with the patient on the table -- so alleges a new lawsuit, Axios reports. medpagetoday.com/special-report… #robotics #righttorepair #robots #competition #health
Jul 24, 2021 15 tweets 17 min read
#SWEvAUS 1-1 at half time. Tremendous fight-back from @TheMatildas - with boss @samkerr1 scoring an equaliser from a difficult opportunity @samkerr1 then had a penalty denied - after going down in the box. Sweden is looking surprised.
#Olympics #Tokyo2020 #SWEvAUS 1-2. Australia hits the lead - as the indomitable @samkerr1 @TheMatildas scores another goal in the air against Sweden. #Olympics #Tokyo2020
Jul 24, 2021 5 tweets 4 min read
NSW records 163 new COVID cases, Health Minister Brad Hazzard takes aim at other states abc.net.au/news/2021-07-2… #COVID19 #nswpol "At the present time we've got cases going through the roof, and we have people thinking that it's OK to get out there and possibly be close to each other at a demonstration." said Health Minister Brad Hazzard abc.net.au/news/2021-07-2… #COVID19 #nswpol
Jul 24, 2021 8 tweets 7 min read
Dodging Armageddon - Roy and HG providing a unique Australian perspective on #Tokyo2020 abc.net.au/radio/programs…
#Olympics 🏅🏅🏅 'The overnight highlight... The Green-and-Gold Graham Arnold Olyroos have blown the Group of Death wide open, with a big win over Argentina, defeating them Two-Blot" HG is excited about the @Socceroos death-defying performance at #Tokyo2020 abc.net.au/radio/programs…
#Olympics
Mar 24, 2021 4 tweets 7 min read
'Everything in the #COVID19 pandemic is about trust. Innovation is needed in behavioural science on how we as communities and individuals:
* understand epidemics & behave during them
* process information & advice
* build trust'-@DrMikeRyan c @BESTcentre_ Behavioural economics and #COVID19 research at @QUT's @BESTcentre_ research.qut.edu.au/best/behaviour… #COVID19 #socialscience #behaviour #economics #nudge @DrBekMarketing
Mar 23, 2021 5 tweets 9 min read
#HRC46 | Resolution A/HRC/46/L.25/Rev.1 urges states to ensure equitable, affordable, timely and universal access for all countries to #COVID19 vaccines in response to the pandemic.
undocs.org/A/HRC/46/L.25/… #access2meds #humanrights #SDGs @UN_HRC Amnesty International responds to UN Human Rights Council resolution calling for equitable, affordable, timely and universal access to COVID-19 vaccines amnesty.org/en/latest/news… #COVID19 #access2meds #humanrights @amnesty
Mar 14, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
The boys are back in town in Canberra - McCormack too busy to front #March4Justice crowd but PM open to 'private' meeting theguardian.com/australia-news… #auspol #auslaw @AmyRemeikis By contrast, the @JoeBiden @Kamalaharris @whitehouse administration has established a new gender policy council, and promised action on #VAW #uspol
Mar 13, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
Australia commits $100m to Covid vaccine deal at Quad meeting theguardian.com/australia-news… #COVID19 #access2meds But 3/4 of the Quad (Japan, USA, Australia) have been opposing India's #TRIPSwaiver proposal. United States President Joe Biden and fellow leaders of the Indo-Pacific group known as the Quad have announced a plan to expand coronavirus vaccine manufacturing capacity in India. aljazeera.com/economy/2021/3… #COVID19 #access2meds
Mar 13, 2021 9 tweets 6 min read
There is a long history of litigation over the publication of unpublished diaries and letters under copyright law and confidential information. I was surprised to see the Australian newspaper today publish such material today, without any indication that they had permission. See for instance the UK precedent of HRH Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd [2006] EWHC 522 (Ch) ucpi.org.uk/wp-content/upl… #copyright #confidentialinformation
Mar 12, 2021 4 tweets 5 min read
Boris Johnson rules out return of Parthenon marbles to Greece theguardian.com/artanddesign/2… #GLAM #culture #heritage #repatriation British Museum is world's largest receiver of stolen goods, says QC theguardian.com/world/2019/nov…
Geoffrey Robertson says it should ‘wash its hands of blood and return Elgin’s loot’. #GLAM #culture #heritage #repatriation
Mar 12, 2021 5 tweets 6 min read
'On Monday, women who really want things to be different, who are sick of the endless indignities and the weasel words and the bollocks, will march around the country.' @murpharoo theguardian.com/australia-news… #auspol #auslaw #March4Justice #enoughisenough 'Projecting like a PM who doesn’t get it, who isn’t listening, who is intent on ensuring there remains one rule for the political class and another rule for the rest of the country, isn’t a sound strategy.' @murpharoo theguardian.com/australia-news… #March4Justice #enoughisenough
Mar 11, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read
It is not too late, prime minister, to seek the advice of the solicitor general | Justin Gleeson theguardian.com/commentisfree/… #auspol #auslaw 'My plea to you is that you read the alleged victim’s statement in full; you owe that to her, to the victims of sexual assault and to your office.' Justin Gleeson tells Scott Morrison theguardian.com/commentisfree/… #auspol #auslaw