November 2013

November 26, 2013 3:28 PM | Posted by Nick Liau and Paul Kallenbach | Permalink
Since the inception of the Google Books project in 2004, Google has scanned and digitised over 30 million books. Google Books enables users to search for text within digitised books. Users' search results return short extracts of books together with title and other bibliographical details. Google's search engine can thus be employed to perform complex analyses of the Google Books database, for instance, by enabling users to search for how frequently certain words or phrases are used across time. Users are not, however, able to view or download the full content of the books contained within the Google Books database. read more
November 12, 2013 3:45 PM | Posted by Nicole Reid and Paul Kallenbach | Permalink
Knott Investments Pty Ltd (Knott) has appealed against the Federal Court's orders permanently restraining it from using the Winnebago name and logo in relation to motor homes on the basis that it had engaged in passing off and misleading or deceptive conduct. read more