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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

IPT alert: more changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 30 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement if: they are a reseller of goods and

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

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

“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

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

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

Social media’s place in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 30 2011

The term “social media” refers a group of internet-based applications and mobile technologies which provide forums for communication and interactive dialogue, and allow users to create and exchange content

What is qualified privilege? Court rules on when counter-punch is acceptable

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 12 2013

The defence of qualified privilege has long been available to those who seek to counter defamatory comments that have been made about them

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

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
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  • 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