UK and Canada move copyright goalposts for NZ
UK and Canada move copyright goalposts for NZ
03 June 2010 | By  Rick Shera
First UK, in its Digital Economy Act, and now Canada in its C-32 Bill, have gone with notice and notice, rather than 3 strikes, graduated response or whatever one wants to call the offspring of the now infamous US DMCA. New Zealand should ...
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Googlebooks Settlement and Privacy
Googlebooks Settlement and Privacy
27 May 2010 | By  Rick Shera
Two posts in as many weeks on the Googlebooks settlement. No, I am not fixated … well, maybe just a little. But, I think that's understandable because, for me, this settlement ticks all my professional "interest" boxes.At 300+ pages, it is a hugely complex legal labyrinth requiring ...
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What is wrong with the Googlebooks settlement?
What is wrong with the Googlebooks settlement?
20 May 2010 | By  Rick Shera
For the last 8 months or so, I've been providing pro bono assistance to the New Zealand Society of Authors in their objections to the Google Books settlement. The NZSA lodged an objection ...
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Tweeting to better writing
Tweeting to better writing
17 May 2010 | By  Rick Shera
Being a lawyer comes with an occupational defect - being too wordy. We can get a bit obsessed with having to cover every base, dot every i and cross every t. That often makes for ...
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The Low Down - Autumn 2010
The Low Down - Autumn 2010
01 April 2010 | By  Lowndes Jordan
Welcome to the 2010 Autumn edition of the Low Down. In this edition we cover some critical Law Changes in force. We also Celevbrate the Success of more of our clients and update you as to Our People.
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The Low Down - Summer 2009
The Low Down - Summer 2009
10 February 2010 | By  Lowndes Jordan
Welcome to the 2009 Summer Christmas edition of the Low Down. In this edition we cover some critical Law Changes. We also update you on some of our Client Projects and Our People.
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The Low Down - Spring 2009
The Low Down - Spring 2009
01 October 2009 | By  Lowndes Jordan
Welcome to the 2009 Spring edition of the Low Down. In this edition we cover some critical Law Changes in force. We also Celebrate the Success of more of our clients and update you as to Our People.
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The Low Down - Winter 2009
The Low Down - Winter 2009
01 July 2009 | By  Lowndes Jordan
Welcome to the 2009 Winter edition of the Low Down. In this edition we cover some critical Law Changes in force, as well as impending law changes In the Works. We also Celebrate the Success of more of our clients and update you as to Our People.
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The Low Down - Autumn 2009
The Low Down - Autumn 2009
01 May 2009 | By  Lowndes Jordan
Welcome to the 2009 Autumn edition of the Low Down. The National-led Government has completed its first 100 days in government and this has resulted in a raft of legislation as it seeks to fulfil its election promises. In this edition we cover some of those critical Law Changes in force, as well as impending law changes In the Works. We also Celebrate the Success of more of our clients and update you as to Our People.
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The Low Down - Spring 2008
The Low Down - Spring 2008
07 October 2008 | By  Lowndes Jordan
Welcome to the 2008 Spring edition of Low Down. In this edition we cover critical Law Changes in force, as well impending changes In the Works. We also Celebrate the Success of more of our clients and update you as to Our People.
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The Low Down - Winter 2008
The Low Down - Winter 2008
01 July 2008 | By  Lowndes Jordan
Welcome to the 2008 Winter edition of Low DOwn. In this addition we cover critical Law Changes in force, as well impending changes In the Works. We also Celebrate the Success of more of our clients and update you as to Our People.
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The Low Down - Autumn 2008
The Low Down - Autumn 2008
07 May 2008 | By  Lowndes Jordan
Welcome to the 2008 Autumn edition of Low Down. In this addition we cover critical Law Changes in force, as well impending changes In the Works. We also Celebrate the Success of more of our clients and update you as to Our People.
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