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Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Update - May 2016
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • June 6 2016

Key developments during May 2016 in the areas of Technology, Media and Telecommunications are summarised as follows. Penalty for misleading conduct by

DVD pirates beware jail time for Melbourne seller
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • February 6 2015

In a first for Victoria, a man has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment (although to be released after eight months) for possession of infringing

Dallas Buyers Club LLC sues ISPs in Australia to identify “pirate” downloaders
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • December 2 2014

Last month, Dallas Buyers Club LLC was reported to have started that process. It has commenced proceedings against various telcos and ISPs seeking

The folly of a press release
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • September 26 2014

Madden had falsely accused Seafolly of copying her designs. However, an unresolved part of that dispute concerned a series of misleading social media

Swimwear designer sees the folly of her ways
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 10 2014

The case of the swimwear designer Leah Madden and her legal battle with Seafolly over allegations of copying serves as a timely reminder that your

Misleading company and brand names ACCC v Kingisland Meatworks and Cellars Pty Ltd is your use of a place of origin in your company or brand name allowed?
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • November 28 2013

The ACCC v Kingsland Meatworks and Cellars Pty Ltd case involves interesting considerations about the use of a place of origin in a company or brand

IntellectualProperty trending on Twitter: considering IP in the age of the hashtag
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • November 19 2013

Social media has transformed the 'hash' symbol () from a mere symbol key into a phenomenon of its own. Yet the addition of the symbol before a

Google Inc v ACCC: More detailed analysis
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 6 2013

Further to our breaking news post this morning (we promised there was more to follow!), our Anthony McKew and John Swinson have prepared an alert on

BLG Monthly Update
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

JT International SA v Commonwealth 2012 HCA 43
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • November 20 2012

On 5 October 2012, the High Court of Australia handed down written reasons, following orders made on 15 August 2012 in favour of the defendant in each of JT International SA v Commonwealth and British American Tobacco Australasia Limited v Commonwealth