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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


Smartphones and social media under the Workplace Surveillance Act (NSW) 2005
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 3 2013

Many employers supply their employees with smartphones to assist them to perform their role. It is only natural that an employer would want to use any


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


‘No show’ a ‘no go’ for Flo Rida
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 7 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), and failed to appear in the NSW District Court for the hearing and judgment in a breach of contract case filed against him and his Australian agent by the promoter as a result of the ‘no show’


Liability of businesses for user posted content on social media platforms
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 10 2012

The Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has recently determined that material appearing on a business’ Facebook page is a form of marketing and advertising


Legal traps when buying or selling a business with followers, likers or subscribers
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 4 2014

We all know that social media provides businesses with an effective way to interact with existing and potential customers and promote their goods or


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


“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


There's no 10 in '11 for Warburton
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 6 2011

In Seven Network v Warburton the New South Wales Supreme Court recently upheld a restraint of trade that had the effect of delaying a leading television executive's plans to move from Channel Seven to competing network Channel Ten


Responding to defamation online
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 28 2011

So you or your company, or worse still, both, have been defamed online