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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


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


Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd v EMI Songs Australia Pty Limited: kookaburra gets the last laugh
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 26 2010

The decision concerned allegations including breach of copyright in respect of the pop song "Down Under", recorded in 1979 and again in 1981 by Men at Work


Announcements to the market: misleading or deceptive conduct
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 19 2012

In October this year the High Court of Australia held that Fortescue Metals Group Ltd did not engage in misleading or deceptive conduct by its


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


Footballers' management expenses deductible Spriggs and Riddle
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 30 2009

On 18 June 2009, the High Court unanimously upheld the taxpayers' appeals from the decision of the Full Federal Court and held that fees paid to managers were deductible under section 8-1(1) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1999 (Act) and were not capital expenses which were denied deductibility under section 8-1(2) of the Act


ASX recognises social media impact on corporate disclosure obligations
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • July 3 2013

Directors and senior executives of companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) are now required to pay closer attention to what is


No-show a no-go for Flo Rida
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 16 2012

American hip-hop and rap artist Flo Rida (also known as Tramar Dillard) failed to attend the Fat As Butter music festival in Newcastle in October 2011 (having slept in


Employment relations in the social media age
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 28 2011

From an employment relations point of view social media has had two major impacts


Eyes on the prize: Specsavers loses out to Luxottica in misleading advertising case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 5 2013

In its latest legal dispute in Specsavers Pty Ltd v Luxottica Retail Australia Pty Ltd, Specsavers challenged three specific types of representation