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Going to market - consumer law update

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • December 2 2014

Our monthly review helps you to keep tabs on consumer law developments in New Zealand and overseas. This edition looks at a recent New Zealand case

Inaugural scintilla film review: Dallas Buyers Club, LLC v iiNet

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • November 27 2014

Online copyright infringement is back in the spotlight again - this time under scrutiny from the bright lights of Hollywood. In this post, we provide

Dallas Buyers Club LLC sues ISPs in Australia to identify “pirate” downloaders

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia
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  • December 2 2014

Last month, Dallas Buyers Club LLC was reported to have started that process. It has commenced proceedings against various telcos and ISPs seeking

In brief: Fairfax Media v Reed International

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • September 9 2010

The Federal Court has denied relief to Fairfax Media in its claim for copyright infringement against Reed International's ABIX service, which reproduced headlines from the Australian Financial Review ('AFR'

Social media use away from work how misuse can impact working relationship

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

While more and more organisations are recognising the advantages of encouraging employees to use social media at work, it is the misuse o social

Swimwear manufacturer’s use of prior copyright works for “inspiration” steps over the line into infringement

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia
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  • May 28 2014

This was a claim of copyright infringement brought by Seafolly in respect of three artistic works printed on fabric used to manufacture various of

Brothers in arms, copyright in photographs

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • November 7 2014

On Father's Day 1984, residents of the Sydney suburb of Milperra witnessed a short but violent skirmish between bitter rivals, the Comancheros and

Seafolly to pay double damages for false statements made about swimwear competitor

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • October 24 2014

Madden and Seafolly are competitors in the swimwear industry. Madden posted comments on her personal and business Facebook pages, and in emails to

Search engine optimisation and trade mark infringement under Australian law

  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
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  • Australia
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  • October 31 2014

Many businesses use search engine optimisation strategies as part of their online marketing strategy to generate online traffic. This raises some

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

  • Piper Alderman
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  • 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