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Implications of the Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet decisions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

The Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet decisions may have broadened the law on who can sue for copyright infringement, and could set more hurdles for future


From Russia with a licence? The Federal Court of Australia on retransmission of international TV broadcasts and proving licences
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Russia
  • April 19 2016

In a recent case, the Federal Court of Australia has restrained re-transmission of Russian TV stations to Australian consumers via the Internet


Unfair play: copyright infringement of sporting event content
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2016

A recent decision from the United Kingdom illustrates issues that can arise when disruptive digital services seek to exploit sporting event content


Amplify your social media presence without breaking the law: The whole picture
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

Social media is not a new phenomenon, and for most organisations, has become a common channel for broadcasting content and engaging with customers


Soft Kitty, Same Kitty: The Big Bang Theory sued for copyright infringement Bazinga
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, USA
  • March 17 2016

Over Christmas, the producers of The Big Bang Theory (amongst others) received a rather unwelcome gift - their now-famous Soft Kitty lullaby has


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


Newspaper headlines protected by copyright in the UK
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • December 8 2010

The UK High Court has held that newspaper headlines and short extracts from newspaper articles may be protected by copyright


Protecting your image online: how to stop unauthorised use and disclosure
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • March 23 2015

When you upload a picture of yourself to the Internet, whether it is a ‘selfie’ or a shot with friends, has that image entered the public domain? Can


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


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