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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
  • -
  • 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

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

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

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

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

Digital watch? Time’s up on misleading behaviour online

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 19 2013

So you know that lots of people are online, tweeting, blogging and vlogging hoping to go viral. You've been told that your business should launch a

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

ACCC’s Google fail: no result for ACCC’s Google search

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 22 2013

The case of Google v ACCC looks at the liability of online publishers for displaying false representations made by advertisers. Previously decided

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