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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


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


Project home builder fined for misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 23 2012

In the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Metricon Homes Queensland Pty Ltd 2012 FCA 797 the Federal Court imposed penalties on a major building company for false and misleading advertising in promoting the sale of detached residential houses


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


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


ACCC getting to the root of the problem - hair smoothing therapy not all that it claimed it was
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 27 2015

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


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


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


Movie studios fail in appeal against internet service providers
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 10 2012

The High Court has unanimously decided that an internet service provider, iiNet, is not liable for authorising the copyright infringements by its users who downloaded movies on its network


Social media’s place in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 30 2011

The term “social media” refers a group of internet-based applications and mobile technologies which provide forums for communication and interactive dialogue, and allow users to create and exchange content