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Differing approaches by English and Australian courts to defamation on social media

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 26 2014

In a judgment handed down on 29 November 2013 in Mickle v Farley, Judge Elkaim of the District Court of NSW found that a former Orange High School

Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results

Social media’s place in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 30 2011

The term “social media” refers a group of internet-based applications and mobile technologies which provide forums for communication and interactive dialogue, and allow users to create and exchange content

“Oh my god, they killed Kenny!” - copyright infringement on YouTube settled

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 20 2014

US against media giant, Viacom, and Google have finally settled their seven year dispute involving user-posted episodes of "South Park", "SpongeBob

Specsavers loses eye case Luxottica glasses raised once again

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 31 2013

Upon setting up in Australia about 5 years ago, Specsavers has fought hard to achieve a share of a retail optometry market reportedly worth over $1b a

ACCC initiates court proceedings in attempt to tone down Reebok's claim

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 6 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently commenced proceedings against Reebok for representations made in relation to its EasyTone shoes, alleging false, misleading or deceptive representations

Responding to defamation online

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 28 2011

So you or your company, or worse still, both, have been defamed online

Movie studios fail in appeal against internet service providers

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 10 2012

The High Court has unanimously decided that an internet service provider, iiNet, is not liable for authorising the copyright infringements by its users who downloaded movies on its network

Eyes on the prize: Specsavers loses out to Luxottica in misleading advertising case

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 5 2013

In its latest legal dispute in Specsavers Pty Ltd v Luxottica Retail Australia Pty Ltd, Specsavers challenged three specific types of representation

Part 2 - impact of social media on promotional activities

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 30 2011

Compared to other industries, the pharmaceutical industry is one of the most highly regulated industries when it comes to advertising and promotion of pharmaceuticals to consumers and healthcare professionals