At Moulis Legal, we have extensive experience working on corporate transactions and advising about regulatory impacts on business. Our clients include large corporations and multi-nationals, SMEs and start-up entities.
International trade is heavily regulated by complex international and domestic law. Our international trade law team has extensive experience in navigating these multifaceted matters and conducting cross-border business.
Our team has extensive experience representing organisations and investors on landmark property ventures, advising commercial tenants about risk and cost in property leasing, and acting for financiers to ensure safe returns from built assets.
We are a genuine, full-service intellectual property law firm with expertise in patents, designs, trade marks, copyright, data security, privacy and plant breeder rights in Australia, the UK and internationally.
Our internationally recognised team of experienced lawyers ensures we bring experience and comprehensive knowledge to the complex matter of Australia-China trade, investment and disputation.
Our experience covers the acquisition and sale of commercial property, major leases, funding agreements, development approvals, construction contracts and their negotiation, and ownership structures.
We help national and international businesses navigate and respond to constant change and increasing complexity in competition law and the regulation of business in Australia.
We help businesses operating in Australia to understand and navigate their complex conduct, contractual and liability obligations under Australian consumer laws.
We are highly regarded for our strategic approach towards advising local, national and international businesses in the management and resolution of their commercial disputes.
Moulis Legal’s public and administrative law team provides specialist advice to help businesses successfully negotiate and de-code the complex powers of government.
Our specialist technology and ICT lawyers advise on IT projects, procurement, licensing, contracts, franchising, intellectual property and all other legal needs of technology, media and ICT.
The farm may be where this all starts but it’s a long way from the finish line. Business set-up, water rights, access issues, intellectual property ownership, financing and food laws all stand between you and the market place.
Our experience extends to the areas of renewable energy investment, due diligence on energy projects, law compliance for the construction and operation of transport systems, and due diligence for major energy and infrastructure projects.
Government tenders, procurement and contracts can be complex matters that require careful navigation. For private and government sectors, our lawyers provide clear, responsible, and expert advice to ensure compliance and transparency in government processes.
Legal matters facing health care businesses include privacy and data security, the impact of new technologies, TGA and associated regulatory compliance, intellectual property, contracts, governance, and dispute resolution. We bring calm to these challenges.
Moulis Legal has specialised knowledge of the legal issues impacting the manufacturing sector and related supply chains. Our team has extensive experience in overcoming regulatory obstacles, navigating IP minefields, observing consumer rights, and creating rights and obligations between multiple parties to ensure our clients' business goals are achieved.
We have considerable experience in advising not-for-profit and non-government organisations on a broad range of corporate, commercial, regulatory and intellectual property matters.
As a service provider, we understand the legal requirements of other service providers, including the need for robust corporate and commercial arrangements, protection of intellectual property, and regulatory compliance. Our lawyers are well versed in assisting service providers with meeting their legal requirements.
Our experience and expertise in sports law covers professional football codes, Olympic sports, and international sporting events. Our sports and events law team includes an Olympian and Socceroo, both of whom know about the legal issues affecting sport and events "from the inside out".
We have significant experience working with start-ups and love to help them grow. We have extensive experience from drafting foundation agreements, through to assisting with financing the growth of the enterprise, securing valuable intellectual property rights and drafting commercialisation agreements.
Our specialist technology and ICT lawyers advise on IT projects, licencing, contracts, franchising, intellectual property and all other needs of technology, media and ICT companies.
In one of the most highly publicised administrative law cases in recent history, Novak Djokovic’s case in the Australian Federal Circuit Court shines a light on the important but often overlooked role of judicial review in the Australian legal system, and the power of procedural fairness and reasonableness in overturning government decisions.
Moulis Legal is excited to announce a legal first for Australia. On the back of our work with a number of trailblazing blockchain projects, our technology law team has embraced distributed-ledger technology and is offering our legal services in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Australia has now given greater impetus to the efforts of the international community to stamp out human rights abuse and criminal activities by way of the passage of the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Magnitsky-Style and Other Thematic Sanctions) Act 2021. The new law better describes the purposes for which the government may sanction fo...
As we have previously discussed, there is significant interplay between blockchain technologies and intellectual property law. In an earlier article we suggested that, although non-fungible token (NFT) and crypto technology is new and fast-moving, existing laws are well-placed to clearly identify and enforce rights and obligations in this space.
A good domain name is a critical part of any modern business identity. Although there is an almost limitless supply of domain names, all of which perform the same function (i.e. identifying online resources), some are definitely more desirable than others.
The World Anti-Doping Code (WADA Code) has traditionally applied the legal principle of strict liability to anti-doping rule violations. Sanctioning of athletes by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) may take into account factors which could be considered unintentional doping.
The recent announcement that Brisbane will host the 2032 Olympics is an exciting opportunity not just for Queensland but for the whole of Australia. Perhaps unsurprisingly, ‘Brisbane’ was one of the top five trending Google searches on the day of the announcement.
In recent years, blockchains have been accused of imposing an unsupportable burden on the environment. The energy needed to operate Bitcoin alone has been compared to the national requirements of a small country.
On Monday 23 August 2021, the Senate passed the Customs Amendment (Banning Goods Produced by Forced Labour) Bill 2021. The Bill, if made into law, would prohibit the importation of goods manufactured using forced labour.
The Freedom of Information Act 1982 is one of the marvels of administrative law. It is based on the simple proposition that every person has a right to obtain access to documents held by a government agency or a Minister.
In a globally groundbreaking decision, the Federal Court of Australia has held that an artificial intelligence (AI) system can be named as the inventor on a patent.
Sporting events need officials to umpire/referee the competition. Inevitably, not everyone will agree with all decisions made by these officials. From professional football codes to the local sporting field, there are ‘controversial’ decisions made every weekend around the globe.
Court proceedings are underway here in Australia between Epic Games Inc (Epic) and Apple Inc (Apple) are well worth watching. Epic, maker of popular ‘battle royale’ game Fortnite, alleges that the App Store user contract by which Apple makes Fortnite available for internet download contains terms and conditions that ‘misuse’ Apple’s market power.
Within the same week, the Tokyo Olympic Games finally got underway after a 12-month delay, and Brisbane were awarded the rights to host the 2032 Olympic Games. Olympic fever (often called five ring fever) is in full flight.
Lego has taken action in the United States of America to prevent sales of an ‘irresponsible’ customisation kit for making real guns resemble children’s toys.
From 1 July 2021, more consumers will benefit from the statutory protection of the Australian Consumer Law with the upper limit for consumer rights protection increasing from $40,000 to $100,000.
The Australian Capital Territory Government has published our review of gas laws and legal frameworks for Canberra’s uptake of hydrogen energy.
For the most part, tangible signposts guide decision making on Australian export controls by the government agency that has that responsibility, Defence Export Controls (DEC). The most significant of these is the Defence Strategic Goods List (DSGL).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has secured an important settlement in its action against Tasmanian Ports Corporation (TasPorts) in the Federal Court. In the first case since an ‘effects test’ was added to the ‘purpose test’ as a basis for establishing ‘misuse of market power’, TasPorts admitted that it had engaged in cond...
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been around since at least 2014 but have yet to really come into their own. Digital artworks and virtual cat-breeding (see below) may attract clickbait headlines but represent slightly trivial use cases and are nowhere near what we can ultimately expect of NFT technology.
The Chinese government has announced new provisions clarifying the collection of personal information by mobile apps.
The recent explosion of interest – and investment – in digital art has highlighted one more area where blockchain is steadily encroaching into all aspects of modern life.
The .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA), which administers rules for .au domain names in Australia, has announced some rule changes that will come into effect from today, 12 April 2021.