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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

ACCC initiates court proceedings in attempt to tone down Reebok's claim

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 6 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently commenced proceedings against Reebok for representations made in relation to its EasyTone shoes, alleging false, misleading or deceptive representations

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

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

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

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

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

Responding to defamation online

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 28 2011

So you or your company, or worse still, both, have been defamed online

Legal traps when buying or selling a business with followers, likers or subscribers

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 4 2014

We all know that social media provides businesses with an effective way to interact with existing and potential customers and promote their goods or

There’s no 10 in ‘11 for Warburton

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 10 2011

Partner, Tom Griffith examines the case Seven Network v James Warburton in which the Supreme Court of NSW upheld a restraint of trade that has the effect of delaying a leading television executive’s plans to move from Channel Seven to competing network Channel Ten with effect from 14 July 2011