Amlink Technologies Pty Ltd and Australian Commission (2005) AATA 359-Software finally recognised as goods

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[Excerpt] Up until recently, Australian courts have avoided deciding whether software can appropriately be classed as "goods". However, in Amlink Technologies Pty Ltd and Australian Trade Commission [2005] AATA 359, Senior Member McCabe held that software sold as a tangible commodity, after being copied or mass-produced, ceases to be know-how and becomes goods.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)232-234
Number of pages13
JournalTrade Practices Law Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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