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Product labelling and the ACCC - place of origin and credence claims

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2014

One of the current priorities of the ACCC is the issue of product labelling, credence claims and representations made in relation to place of origin

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

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • 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

ASX recognises social media impact on corporate disclosure obligations

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

Directors and senior executives of companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) are now required to pay closer attention to what is

Meerkat manner catches regulator’s attention

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 1 2014

Compare the Market has incurred a penalty of $10,200 as a result of an infringement notice issues by the ACCC. The business made various

More changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 25 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers to use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement, provided they meet certain

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

Twitter, suppression and the courts

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 22 2011

The rise and rise of social media platform Twitter has had all sorts of impacts on the administration of justice

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

No protectionism in gambling’s free trade

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 7 2012

The Australian betting industry has boomed in recent years as private betting agencies have gained greater foothold in the market and governments have abandoned their holdings in state based TAB operations effectively developing a national betting market

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