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Google writes history: The end of “Authors Guild v. Google”
  • Baldwins
  • New Zealand, USA
  • April 22 2016

This week marked the end to a decade-long copyright dispute between the Authors Guild and Google. The dispute started in 2005, when the Authors Guild

Wild West of Instagram: The Quick (Repost) and the Dead (Copyright)
  • Baldwins
  • New Zealand, USA
  • March 18 2016

Two current cases in the United States, a class action lawsuit and recently filed complaint, have brought to the fore serious copyright issues for

Kim Dotcom cases test boundaries of international mutual assistance regime
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand, USA
  • October 23 2014

Since 2012 a series of cases have rolled through New Zealand courts regarding US restraining orders over the assets of alleged copyright

The new United States' 'Six Strikes' Copyright Alert System
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand, USA
  • July 1 2013

In late February of this year, the 'Six Strikes' Copyright Alert System (CAS) was rolled out in the United States. The scheme is the latest adaptation

Owners of alleged copyright pirate Megaupload dealt a blow by New Zealand appeals court in ongoing extradition battle
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • New Zealand, USA
  • March 4 2013

A New Zealand court of appeals has handed the US Government a major victory in its ongoing battle to extradite the owners of the foreign corporation

Copyright round-up international developments
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Canada, New Zealand, USA
  • August 7 2012

The public profile of copyright has never been as high as it is now mainly as a result of high-profile public campaigns around the section 92A "three strikes" regime and opposing ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

"Washing the web's mouth out with sopa": how proposed US anti-piracy measures could affect New Zealand
  • Simpson Grierson
  • USA, New Zealand
  • February 23 2012

The freely-editable online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia, is not often associated with certainty

Megaupload shutdown signals risks in the cloud
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand, USA
  • February 20 2012

The file storage and viewing websites run by Megaupload were shut down by the US Justice Department in January 2012 alleging copyright infringement

SOPA and PIPA - implications for New Zealand websites
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand, USA
  • February 20 2012

For many, encountering Wikipedia's blacked-out landing page in mid-January was the first that they had heard of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Prevent Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act), two US legislative measures aimed at preventing foreign websites from enabling or facilitating infringement of US copyright

Katrina Crooks
  • Shelston IP Lawyers Pty Ltd