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The Blurred Lines verdict: could it happen down under?

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia, USA
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  • March 16 2015

The sky is falling in the pop music world following a Los Angeles jury's award of $7.4 million to be paid by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to

No "Blurred Lines" in Marvin Gaye copyright infringement decision

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • March 12 2015

Last Tuesday a federal jury in Los Angeles agreed that songwriters Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams No. 1 song "Blurred Lines" had infringed the

Aereo and Optus TV now a comparison of the US Supreme Court and Australian Full Federal Court decisions

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 10 2015

The Supreme Court of the United States in Aereo and the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Optus TV Now have both considered the

Copyright case of Olympic proportions

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 11 2015

Just before Christmas last year, Justice Bennett handed down the decision in Seven Network Limited v Commissioner of Taxation 2014 FCA 1411 which

Internet streaming of TV broadcasts: your ‘one stop shop’ update on international copyright disputes

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 20 2013

Many of us have the kind of social schedule which interferes with our passion for Ricky Martin and The Voice. Of course, there are a plethora of

Newspaper headlines protected by copyright in the UK

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2010

The UK High Court has held that newspaper headlines and short extracts from newspaper articles may be protected by copyright

End of the road for Roadshow: iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • May 9 2012

On 20 April, the High Court of Australia delivered a long awaited judgment to finally determine the four-year copyright dispute between internet service provider (ISP) iiNet, and 34 Australian and United States movie studios

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

Copyright and data streams a taxing problem

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • February 23 2015

In this Alert, Partner Hayden Delaney, Associate Michele Davis and Solicitor Rachael Nyst present a case update on the recent decision concerning

Larrikin awarded 5 of Down Under royalties for Kookaburra contribution

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • July 15 2010

In a judgment handed down on 6 July 2010 (Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd v EMI Songs Australia Pty Ltd (No 2) 2010 FCA 698), Jacobson J of the Federal Court ruled on Larrikin's entitlement to a share of the income collected by Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS