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The Dancing Baby case: considering fair use before sending a copyright take-down notice implications for Australia
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • October 6 2015

There has been a lot of talk lately about the "Dancing Baby" lawsuit (a.k.a Lenz v Universal Music Corp). For those readers who haven't heard of the

You’re monkey me crazy! Copyright, selfies andmonkeys?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 29 2015

We don’t waste any time with monkey business over here at IP Whiteboarduntil it involves one of our favourite stories of recent times, combining our

Dallas Buyers Club speculative invoicing update
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • September 28 2015

On 14 August 2015, the Federal Court declined to lift the stay on an order for preliminary discovery made against six Internet Service Providers

Memes in advertising: a copyright mess
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia, USA
  • September 2 2013

Memes are, without a doubt, the greatest thing about the internet. There is an entire sub-culture of the English speaking world that exists around

The “it's complicated” relationship between social media and Australian copyright law - can the ALRC's fair use exception help?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom, Australia
  • April 2 2014

Following Oxford Dictionaries' decision to Crown "selfie" as "Word of the Year" for 2013, we saw a particularly famous one "break" Twitter and spark

Redfoo embroiled in Vine rip-off scandal; literally we can’t believe our ears
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 17 2014

You've probably heard about Play-N-Skillz' new musical masterpiece, "Literally I Can't", featuring Redfoo and others. If not, you can watch the video

Taking down a take-down notice when the allegedly infringing YouTube video was posted by a Harvard Law Professor
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 7 2014

Professor Lawrence Lessig is a well-known Professor at Harvard Law School and a copyright reform activist. He is a founding board member of Creative

Dallas Buyers Club the downloaders strike back
  • Shelston IP
  • Australia
  • August 24 2015

On 14 August the Federal Court gave the best indication yet of what compensation copyright owners might expect to receive, and illegal downloaders

Federal Court considers for the first time copyright in television formats
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 11 2015

On Friday, the Federal Court of Australia issued an important decision on the protection of television formats under Australian copyright Law. See

Internet streaming of TV broadcasts: your ‘one stop shop’ update on international copyright disputes
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 20 2013

Many of us have the kind of social schedule which interferes with our passion for Ricky Martin and The Voice. Of course, there are a plethora of