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Copyright contract proves to be Kryptonite for Superman co-creator

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

Joseph Shuster (artist) and Jerry Siegel (writer) created the legendary comic book character Superman in 1933, and assigned copyright in the work to

Preliminary discovery and arbitration

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
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  • December 17 2014

Ordinarily, an arbitral tribunal does not have power to order preliminary discovery of documents that would allow a prospective plaintiff to evaluate

Aereo fails to turn lemons into lemonade TV retransmission service blocked by preliminary injunction

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

In June, the Supreme Court of the United States found that the Aereo TV service, which allowed subscribers to stream free-to-air television

13 candy shapes you might find in your Halloween trick or treat bucket this year. Can you guess them all?

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

Can you guess the candy brand from their shape? We're betting you can. Behold the power of the "shape mark". Halloween has seen an incredible surge

Did Led Zeppelin really climb the Stairway to Heaven? Or does the Spirit of the song lie elsewhere?

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2014

Led Zeppelin is not the author of “Rock’s greatest song” alleges a law suit filed against iconic rock band Led Zeppelin. In May this year, the

Data breach class actions US developments and implications for Australia

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, USA
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  • September 30 2014

In the majority of US states, mandatory data breach notification legislation requires organisations who suffer data security breaches to notify

Cedar Meats (Aust) Pty Ltd v Five Star Lamb Pty Ltd 2014 VSCA 32

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
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  • September 25 2014

In our July 2013 update, we considered the Victorian Supreme Court's decision at first instance in this case regarding rules of abandonment and the

Not all fun and games in copycat litigation

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

The gaming industry (and gamers) will be watching two recent US cases with great anticipation. In these cases, law suits have been brought against

The adventures of Sherlock Holmes: a warning against “disreputable” licence fees

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
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  • September 1 2014

Klinger, a Sherlock Holmes expert and co-editor of an anthology inspired by Sherlock Holmes, has been praised for performing a "public service" in

“D’oh!” The Simpsons are sued for Homer’s hologram

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

You may be familiar with Comic-Con, a worldwide organization that runs conventions for comic fans, made famous by geeks in dress up and legendary