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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


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


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


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


ACCC’s Google fail: no result for ACCC’s Google search
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 22 2013

The case of Google v ACCC looks at the liability of online publishers for displaying false representations made by advertisers. Previously decided


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


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


“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


More changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 25 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers to use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement, provided they meet certain


ACCC getting to the root of the problem - hair smoothing therapy not all that it claimed it was
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recently released its priorities for 2015, which included continued scrutiny on truth in