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Copycat building is copyright infringement, says court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

A shared taste for French provincial architecture with tropical flourishes has raised a few interesting issues in the application of Copyright Law to


Amendments to Copyright Act will strengthen copyright holders' rights online
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 29 2015

Until now there has been no efficient mechanism for copyright owners and exclusive licensees to block access to online locations based overseas that


Dallas Buyers' Club and iiNet: orders made
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 14 2015

Following on from his decision that the Federal Court can order ISPs to turn over IP addresses, Justice Perram made a number of orders outstanding


A taxing problem of Olympic proportions: no copyright in a digital data signal
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

The Copyright Act does not cover digitally created streams of data representing the sounds and images of the event which become the broadcasts we


Woe betide the downloader: film studio to get Australian pirates' IP addresses
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 10 2015

ISPs will be ordered to divulge the names and physical addresses of customers whose ISP addresses were used to download the film Dallas Buyers Club


Clayton Utz wins on same test for foreign and English words as trade marks in High Court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

There is no special test for using foreign words as a trade mark - the ordinary test for inherent adaptability to distinguish will apply, following


New legislation will protect indicia and images associated with major sporting events
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 17 2014

If you're planning to sell, advertise or otherwise promote goods or services in connection with any of the defined major sporting events, you'll need


Foreign word trade marks: Cantarella granted application for special leave to appeal to High Court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 14 2014

Can foreign word marks be inherently adapted to distinguish goods for the purposes of the Trade Marks Act 1995, even where the foreign language in


The ALRC report on Copyright and the Digital economy recommends broad fair use exception
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 14 2014

The ALRC's long-awaited report on Copyright and the Digital Economy, tabled in Parliament yesterday, makes key recommendations that all


"Whose interest is it anyway?" the Personal Property Securities Act and IP security interests
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 5 2013

Intellectual property owners and those who have security interests in their IP might not understand the full scope of the Personal Property