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Federal Court turns off the tap on drip pricing
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 15 2015

The Federal Court of Australia recently ruled that both Jetstar and Virgin engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and the making of false or


Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results


Con or 'mere conduit'? Lessons from ACCC v Google Inc
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 24 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has succeeded on appeal in the Full Federal Court in its submission that Google Inc had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in the publication of sponsored links on the Google search website


Specsavers loses eye case Luxottica glasses raised once again
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 31 2013

Upon setting up in Australia about 5 years ago, Specsavers has fought hard to achieve a share of a retail optometry market reportedly worth over $1b a


L’oréal’s quest for preliminary discovery was “worth it”
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 14 2015

Earlier this month, Justice Beach in the Federal Court handed down orders for preliminary discovery for L’Oréal Australia Pty Ltd against BrandPoint


“Oh my god, they killed Kenny!” - copyright infringement on YouTube settled
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 20 2014

US against media giant, Viacom, and Google have finally settled their seven year dispute involving user-posted episodes of "South Park", "SpongeBob


Digital watch? Time’s up on misleading behaviour online
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 19 2013

So you know that lots of people are online, tweeting, blogging and vlogging hoping to go viral. You've been told that your business should launch a


YouTube not responsible for user posted content
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

In April 2013, YouTube had another victory in the US courts against media giant, Viacom, for copyright infringement. Six years after its initial


Differing approaches by English and Australian courts to defamation on social media
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • 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


Think before you type (take six): Seafolly liable for retaliation
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 18 2014

In 2013, we reported on the outcome of the Federal Court decision of Madden v Seafolly Pty Ltd, where Ms Leah Madden, principal and designer of the