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Expertise

Emily is a corporate and commercial lawyer with particular expertise in intellectual property and privacy issues. Emily assists a broad range of clients including those in the media and advertising industries.

Prior to joining Holding Redlich, Emily worked in-house as a lawyer in the FMCG and telecommunications industries and also in London and has a good understanding of how legal services can add value to a client’s business.

Experience

Media and Entertainment

Acting for advertising agencies and production companies including on agreements with key talent, client services agreements, trade promotions, the pre-vetting of advertising material (including copyright, Australian Consumer Law and defamation advice), and providing assistance and advice in relation to Advertising Standards Bureau complaints.

Regulatory

Acting for various clients in providing advice and corresponding with on clients behalf with various regulators including the ACMA, Privacy Commissioner, Telecommunications Ombudsman, the ACCC and Consumers Affairs Victoria.

Sports Law

Advising in relation to negotiation of Licence Agreements, Promotion Agreements and drafting and negotiating sponsorship arrangements with sportspersons and clubs as well as brand protection and privacy issues.

Privacy

Advising various clients in relation to data breaches and privacy obligations, advising on overseas disclosure, handling of complaints made to the organisation or referred from Privacy Commissioner, drafting of privacy policies and processes tailored for the business.

Intellectual Property

Acting for various clients (both licensees and licensors) in relation to drafting and negotiation of licence agreements, advising on copyright ownership and exploitation, providing advice in relation to trade mark infringements and applications and brand protection strategies.

Commercial Agreements

Advising in relation to negotiation and drafting of various commercial contracts including Sponsorship Agreements, Services Agreements, Consortium Agreements, Referral Agreements.

Publications

09 May 2018 - Blog

CBA data breach: The law is the law but does transparency matter more?

#Data & Privacy

We look at a case that illustrates that while it may not be a foregone conclusion for businesses to notify when faced with a data breach, they do have a legal obligation to assess a suspected data breach and then assess if there is real risk of serious harm.

07 February 2018 - Blog

When using sexual appeal in advertising is not okay: ASB strengthens the AANA Code of Ethics

#Competition & Consumer Law

From 1 March 2018, the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) Code of Ethics (Code) will change so that for a complaint to be upheld, the advertisement no longer has to be using...

13 December 2017 - Blog

Update: Crowdsourced equity funding legislation delayed

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Further to our article (here), despite Treasurer Scott Morrison introducing the legislation to extend crowdsourced equity based funding legislation to proprietary companies in September this year...