Vaccine equity and the case for limiting patent rights

An examination of the hot topic of vaccine nationalism and the case for limiting the lucrative monopolies of COVID-19 vaccine patents.

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Cruising through the Coronavirus: a journey through international law

With cruise ships in international limbo around the world, our expert investigates the tension between States’ rights and the humanitarian needs of passengers and crew.

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2018 Timor Sea Treaty: a new dawn in relations between Australia and Timor-Leste?

The Timor Sea Treaty establishes a permanent maritime boundary in the Timor Sea, replacing previous joint petroleum development arrangements. By PROFESSOR DONALD R ROTHWELL.

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The changing nature of space: future challenges for space law

Space law has not kept pace with commercial and geo-political space developments and complexities. By STEVEN FREELAND.

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The clock is ticking: could the UK leave the EU without an exit deal?

The House of Commons passed the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill to provide a functioning statute book on the day the UK leaves the EU. By…

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Freedom of movement and residence: the cornerstone of EU citizenship

EU citizens relocated ‘internally’ as EU citizens will be ‘externalised’ as a result of Brexit. By ANNE McNAUGHTON.

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Australia secures costs in plain packaging arbitration

Australia recovered a portion of its legal and other costs incurred as respondent in arbitral proceedings commenced by Phillip Morris in 2011. By STEPHEN TULLY.

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BREXIT: the legal, political & social fallout continues

On 27 January 2017, the UK Supreme Court affirmed the High Court’s decision that Parliamentary consent was needed to give notice of withdrawal from the…

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Taming the dragon: Enforcing contracts in China

A bilateral agreement can provide Australian parties with a ‘bridge’ into the mainland China court system and its enforcement processes. By NIGEL COTMAN SC and…

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