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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

Some clarity on the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith: Caswell v SonyATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty LTD 2014 NSWSC 841

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • August 26 2014

This case provides some useful clarification of the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith. The New South

Monkey selfie leaves photographer with peanuts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, USA
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  • August 11 2014

In 2011, wildlife photographer David Slater was visiting the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, when a black macaque monkey hijacked his camera and

Copyright infringement, global headlines, and the case between Eminem and National

  • James & Wells Intellectual Property
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • September 24 2014

Not a good look is at worst what the New Zealand public will have thought when the media reported that rapper Eminem was suing the National

The rise of the citizen journalist and the online blogger

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • May 9 2014

Digital technologies and social networking websites have radically altered the nature of news reporting. In particular, news reporting has succumbed

The relationship between copyright and social media: “it’s complicated”

  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
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  • Australia, Canada
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  • June 30 2014

We know that it's common practice to copy photos from Google Images, but just because everyone is doing it doesn't make it right. Whether you are

Online copyright infringement consultation: rights holders and ISPs no closer to agreement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 23 2014

Submissions to the Australian Government’s consultation on online copyright infringement have now closed. The rights holders and ISPs are no closer to

To quote or not to quote: that is the question

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 12 2012

We’re often asked how to protect rights in a quote, or whether one can use a memorable line authored by someone else

Pirate attacks on Game of Thrones!

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 16 2014

The problem is that it’s only available (legally) via a Foxtel subscription. This makes us mad. Mad like Joffrey. Or that guy who was torturing Theon

Celebrities, social media and copyright: Tarantino and Prince sue online infringers

  • Addisons
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  • Australia, USA
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  • January 31 2014

Celebrities, Social Media and Copyright: Tarantino and Prince sue online infringers Two recent copyright infringement cases coming out of the US show