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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

24 May 2022 - Knowledge

My business needs to engage a subcontractor – what do I need to know?

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Properly engaging subcontractors can be a major factor in delivering services to your clients. We share five points to keep in mind before getting any subcontractors on board.

08 December 2021 - Knowledge

Playing hard to get: What are your notification obligations in the event of a data breach?

#Data & Privacy

we discuss a business’ obligation to notify affected individuals of a data breach and explore possible ways to cut through notification fatigue.

25 May 2021 - Knowledge

Fines, warnings and the ACMA’s 2021-22 priorities: The telco industry in May

#Technology, Media & Telecommunications

The telecommunications industry has seen a lot of regulator activity in May, including the announcement of a number of large fines and the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s 2021-22 compliance priorities.

12 May 2021 - Knowledge

Cop that: Clive Palmer ordered to pay $1.5 million in damages for copyright infringement

#Intellectual Property

The Federal Court has ruled that the Australian politician had infringed copyright of a popular Twisted Sister song in a jingle for the United Party Australia ads at the last federal election.

25 November 2020 - Knowledge

IBAC warns that misuse of personal information could amount to corrupt conduct

#Data & Privacy, #Local Government, #Corporate & Commercial Law

Local governments collect and manage a considerable range of personal information when delivering services which are so integral in our daily lives.

06 October 2020 - Knowledge

Federal Court spectacle: Oscar Wylee fined $3.5m for its misleading ‘buy a pair, give a pair’ charity claims

#Competition & Consumer Law, #Technology, Media & Telecommunications

We explore the importance of ensuring your marketing claims are accurate and remain accurate, especially where the claims involve charitable causes.

12 August 2020 - Knowledge

‘Your explicit consent’ – what it means and why the ACCC is taking Google to court (again)

#Technology, Media & Telecommunications, #Competition & Consumer Law, #Data & Privacy

We discuss why the ACCC thinks Google misled consumers to agree to a 2016 privacy policy change that allows a more extensive collection of personal information, and what implications this might have for all businesses.

21 July 2020 - Knowledge

Advertising & Marketing Law: Loss of reputation is the real cost of misleading advertising (part 2)

#Technology, Media & Telecommunications

In this second instalment on common issues in advertising, we explore what brands can do to ensure their advertising is not considered misleading and deceptive, and consider the real cost of breaching these laws.

16 June 2020 - Knowledge

Advertising agencies and the law: Liability for the content of advertisements (part 4)

#Technology, Media & Telecommunications

In the last of our four-part series, we examine the liability for the content created by advertising agencies and why prudent advertisers should ensure they ultimately vet the content created for them by others prior to it being published.

10 June 2020 - Knowledge

Advertising agencies and the law: Who owns the intellectual property developed by an advertising agency? (part 3)

#Technology, Media & Telecommunications

In the third part of our series, we examine some of the issues that can arise when developing creative materials as part of an agency-client relationship, and answer the all-important question of who owns the intellectual property in these materials.

02 June 2020 - Knowledge

Advertising agencies and the law: Essential terms in an advertising contract (part 2)

#Technology, Media & Telecommunications

In the second of our four-part series, we look at some essential contractual terms that should be included to govern the unique relationship between an agency and its client.

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