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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

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

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • 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

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

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

“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

Penalty judgement entered after ACCC takes action on fake testimonials

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 14 2014

On 17 January 2014, the Federal Court handed down judgment against P & N Pty Ltd, P& N NSW Pty Ltd (trading as Euro Solar) and Worldwide Energy and

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

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

Announcements to the market: misleading or deceptive conduct

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 19 2012

In October this year the High Court of Australia held that Fortescue Metals Group Ltd did not engage in misleading or deceptive conduct by its

When is a counter-punch acceptable?

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 14 2012

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