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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


Ed Sheeran the latest target of copyright lawsuit
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 13 2016

News broke last week that pop star Ed Sheeran is being sued by California songwriter duo Martin Harrington and Tom Leonard. The suit relates to


Musicians say get Trumped, stop using our music
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 12 2016

What do Adele, Queen, Neil Young and the Rolling Stones have in common? They are all Grammy awardwinning artists. Incorrect, Queen has never won a


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


Game OverPirates and ISP's One, Dallas Buyers Club Nil.But will there be a rematch? The final word on the Dallas Buyers Club piracy Case
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • February 12 2016

The deadline expired on Thursday 11 February 2016 for Dallas Buyers Club LLC (DBCL) (makers of the film Dallas Buyers Club) and Voltage Pictures LLC


Options for Australian rights owners on tackling VPN use
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • May 9 2016

Content streaming provider Netflix, having launched internationally, has been cracking down on the use of virtual private networks (‘VPNs’) by users


In brief: Fairfax Media v Reed International
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • September 9 2010

The Federal Court has denied relief to Fairfax Media in its claim for copyright infringement against Reed International's ABIX service, which reproduced headlines from the Australian Financial Review ('AFR'


Is copyright law making a monkey out of David Slater?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 25 2011

Readers may recall the NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me!, about the life of staff at a fictional fashion magazine


Haters gonna hate (hate, hate, hate, hate): why are famous singers so often sued for copyright infringement?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, USA
  • November 23 2015

Taylor Swift was sued by R&B singer Jesse Braham for US$42 million for alleged copyright infringement in the lyrics of her chart toppings song "Shake


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