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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

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

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

Smartphones and social media under the Workplace Surveillance Act (NSW) 2005

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 3 2013

Many employers supply their employees with smartphones to assist them to perform their role. It is only natural that an employer would want to use any

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

ASIC releases draft regulatory guidelines on advertising financial products and advice services

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 30 2011

ASIC recently released a consultation paper dealing with best practice guidance for the advertising of financial products and financial advice

Liability of businesses for user posted content on social media platforms

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 10 2012

The Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has recently determined that material appearing on a business’ Facebook page is a form of marketing and advertising

Broadcaster pays heavy price for breaching Court’s suppression order via Twitter

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

Broadcaster Derryn Hinch was convicted and fined $100,000 for breaching a suppression order made in the criminal proceedings against Adrian Bayley

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

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