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Protecting your image online: how to stop unauthorised use and disclosure

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia
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  • March 23 2015

When you upload a picture of yourself to the Internet, whether it is a ‘selfie’ or a shot with friends, has that image entered the public domain? Can

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke infringe Marvin Gaye's copyright

  • McCabes
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  • Australia, USA
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  • March 24 2015

A Californian jury has recently ordered pop stars Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke to pay nearly $US7.4 million to Marvin Gaye's children after

“I am, you are, we are Australian”.

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 23 2015

The 1987 song by Bruce of The Seekers and Dobe of The Bushwackers has entered the list of iconic Australian songs gaining the attention of the courts

Memes in advertising: a copyright mess

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia, USA
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  • September 2 2013

Memes are, without a doubt, the greatest thing about the internet. There is an entire sub-culture of the English speaking world that exists around

The Blurred Lines verdict: could it happen down under?

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia, USA
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  • March 16 2015

The sky is falling in the pop music world following a Los Angeles jury's award of $7.4 million to be paid by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to

Aereo and Optus TV now a comparison of the US Supreme Court and Australian Full Federal Court decisions

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 10 2015

The Supreme Court of the United States in Aereo and the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Optus TV Now have both considered the

No "Blurred Lines" in Marvin Gaye copyright infringement decision

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • March 12 2015

Last Tuesday a federal jury in Los Angeles agreed that songwriters Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams No. 1 song "Blurred Lines" had infringed the

Redfoo embroiled in Vine rip-off scandal; literally we can’t believe our ears

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 17 2014

You've probably heard about Play-N-Skillz' new musical masterpiece, "Literally I Can't", featuring Redfoo and others. If not, you can watch the video

We promise we probably won’t use it - copyright ownership on social media

  • Bartier Perry
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  • Australia
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  • August 29 2013

Much has been written about the considerable rise of social media in the past decade, both in the private and commercial spheres. A growing number of

End of the road for Roadshow: iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • May 9 2012

On 20 April, the High Court of Australia delivered a long awaited judgment to finally determine the four-year copyright dispute between internet service provider (ISP) iiNet, and 34 Australian and United States movie studios