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Health law bulletin August 2014

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

Australian privacy rights are regulated by Commonwealth State and Territory legislation and the laws protecting Confidential information under the

Final credits roll in iiNet trilogy

  • Hunt & Hunt
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  • Australia
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  • May 11 2012

In a landmark ruling on 20 April 2012, the High Court unanimously dismissed an appeal by 34 Australian and United States film and television studios against internet service provider (“ISP”) iiNet

Movie studios fail in appeal against internet service providers

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • May 10 2012

The High Court has unanimously decided that an internet service provider, iiNet, is not liable for authorising the copyright infringements by its users who downloaded movies on its network

iiNet's High Court win means ISPs must still tread carefully on copyright infringement

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • April 20 2012

Does an ISP have to prevent its customers from infringing copyright?

Optus succeeds in landmark copyright decision: Singtel Optus Pty Ltd v National Rugby League Investments Pty Ltd (no 2)

  • Spruson & Ferguson
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  • Australia
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  • February 7 2012

Last week, the Federal Court (Justice Rares) handed down its decision in a landmark case involving the broadcast of free to air television of football and rugby league matches on certain smartphones and PCs

Copyright protection for online content providers: consultation paper released

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • October 18 2011

The Federal Attorney-General's Department has released a consultation paper proposing a change to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) that will permit online content service providers to take advantage of the "safe harbour" scheme currently only applicable to carriage service providers (CSPs

Linet update: High Court sets hearing date for December 2011

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • October 7 2011

The High Court will hear the appeal from the Full Federal Court’s decision in Roadshow Films Pty Limited v iiNet Limited 2011 FCAFC 23 on December 1 and 2, 2011

High Court refuses application for leave to appeal Telstra v PDC

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • September 2 2011

The High Court this morning refused Telstra's application for leave to appeal the Full Federal Court's decision in Telstra Corporation Limited v Phone Directories Company Pty Ltd, which had found that the Yellow Pages and White Pages directories are not capable of protection under the Copyright Act 1968

When is an ISP liable for its users' copyright infringements?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • May 20 2011

f the customers of an internet service provider (ISP) infringe copyright and the ISP does not take steps to stop it occurring, is it liable for copyright infringement?

Telstra seeks to take its copyright fight to the High Court

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • January 14 2011

Telstra has announced that it will be seeking special leave to appeal to the High Court against the Full Federal Court's decision that copyright does not subsist in its telephone directories