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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

Nextra succeeds in taking down rival’s misleading blog post

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 16 2014

The decision in Nextra Australia Pty Limited v Fletcher involved an allegation of misleading or deceptive conduct under the Australian Consumer Law

“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

YouTube not responsible for user posted content

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 6 2013

In April 2013, YouTube had another victory in the US courts against media giant, Viacom, for copyright infringement. Six years after its initial

Announcements to the market: misleading or deceptive conduct

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 19 2012

In October this year the High Court of Australia held that Fortescue Metals Group Ltd did not engage in misleading or deceptive conduct by its

The leagues strike back

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 7 2012

The Full Federal Court has unanimously overturned an earlier trial judge’s decision in favour of Optus (as reported in E-Bulletin - March 2012

More success for the ACCC in actions against breast imaging service providers

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 17 2014

Hot on the heels of the ACCC's successful case against Breast Check Pty Limited (reported in the March edition of CCN), the Federal Court in Western

Penalty judgement entered after ACCC takes action on fake testimonials

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 14 2014

On 17 January 2014, the Federal Court handed down judgment against P & N Pty Ltd, P& N NSW Pty Ltd (trading as Euro Solar) and Worldwide Energy and

Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd v EMI Songs Australia Pty Limited: kookaburra gets the last laugh

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 26 2010

The decision concerned allegations including breach of copyright in respect of the pop song "Down Under", recorded in 1979 and again in 1981 by Men at Work