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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


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


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


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


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


Digital watch? Time’s up on misleading behaviour online
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 19 2013

So you know that lots of people are online, tweeting, blogging and vlogging hoping to go viral. You've been told that your business should launch a


Twitter, suppression and the courts
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

The rise and rise of social media platform Twitter has had all sorts of impacts on the administration of justice


There’s no 10 in ‘11 for Warburton
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 10 2011

Partner, Tom Griffith examines the case Seven Network v James Warburton in which the Supreme Court of NSW upheld a restraint of trade that has the effect of delaying a leading television executive’s plans to move from Channel Seven to competing network Channel Ten with effect from 14 July 2011


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