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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


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


FIFA in DOJ's sights: no holds are barred, and their reach is long
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • June 12 2015

The FIFA scandal illustrates plainly the risk of exposure to FCPA prosecution for any organisation undertaking business activity off-shore. The US


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


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


IPT alert: more changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • July 30 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement if: they are a reseller of goods and


Waging a war on two fronts proves fatal to claim
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, Germany
  • July 6 2010

The facts of a recent case are redolent of a university choice of law examination question


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


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


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