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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

08 October 2019 - Knowledge

Developing an app? Five things to know before signing a development agreement

#Technology, Media & Telecommunications

After conceiving your great idea, perhaps the next Uber or Citymapper, you turn to a software developer to create that magic sitting behind a little icon that will shine brightly on millions of devices.

04 September 2019 - Knowledge

Avoiding ‘Fyre’: Eight key legal issues in running a festival or event

#Competition & Consumer Law, #Intellectual Property, #Corporate & Commercial Law, #Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Running events is not just the domain of music or arts festival organisers. Most businesses will from time to time run conferences, networking and other events. This article provides a checklist of the top issues for consideration.

09 July 2019 - Knowledge

Sky high: Record £183m (AUD$329m) GDPR fine on the horizon for British Airways following data breach

#Data & Privacy, #Technology, Media & Telecommunications

If Australian businesses conducting activities in the EU were not already paying attention to the General Data Protection Regulation introduced in Europe last May, they should be now.

02 July 2019 - Knowledge

Federal Court sends $2.3m message: Fake art harms culture

#Competition & Consumer Law, #Intellectual Property

We discuss the deterrence effect of the significant penalty handed to Birubi Art last week for engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.

21 January 2019 - Knowledge

72 hours and counting… New APRA standard sets timeframe for notification of material info security incidents

#Data & Privacy

The content of a recently released APRA CPS Standard (Standard) which will apply from 1 July 2019 broadens the obligations of APRA-regulated entities beyond other cybersecurity obligations, including relevant provisions in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

05 December 2018 - Knowledge

Waste management providers dump unfair terms from business contracts in latest ACCC action

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Competition & Consumer Law

Planning to tick off a few long-intended tasks in the ‘quiet’ part of the new year? These latest actions give incentive for all businesses to review their standard form business to business contracts as an increasing priority.

25 September 2018 - Knowledge

Refund policies punted: ACCC investigation forces AFL/ NRL clubs to re-think returns on merchandise

#Competition & Consumer Law

As 21 AFL and NRL clubs revise their refunds and returns policies, the ACCC gives broader insight into what restrictions are considered to be inconsistent with consumer rights.

29 August 2018 - Knowledge

No merit in manipulating TripAdvisor reviews: $3 million fine issued by court

#Competition & Consumer Law

The $3 million fine issued to Meriton this month by the Federal Court might be a wake-up call to other businesses to consider their management and interaction with online review websites.

09 May 2018 - Knowledge

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 - Knowledge

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...