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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


Who Owns the Copyright in an Instagram Image?
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • April 6 2017

When someone takes a photograph, the image is immediately protected by copyright law in Australia. The photographer then has the exclusive right to


IP Law Cheat Sheet for Marketing Teams
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • April 7 2017

Intellectual property issues are notoriously difficult to navigate in a digital age. It’s easy to infringe another’s IP rights inadvertently, but also


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


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'


“I am, you are, we are Australian”.
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 23 2015

The 1987 song by Bruce of The Seekers and Dobe of The Bushwackers has entered the list of iconic Australian songs gaining the attention of the courts


Copyright case against U2 latest to test boundary of originality and creativity
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia, USA
  • March 16 2017

British musician Paul Rose is suing Irish super group U2 in the United States alleging the band copied "signature elements" of his song Nae Slappin'


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

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


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


The High Price of Flagrant Conduct
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • April 7 2017

Most legal practitioners have the principles of damages drilled into them as law students - damages are compensatory in nature and designed to place