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Differing approaches by English and Australian courts to defamation on social media
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • June 26 2014

In a judgment handed down on 29 November 2013 in Mickle v Farley, Judge Elkaim of the District Court of NSW found that a former Orange High School


BrandWrites - May 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Belgium, China, European Union, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has found that the sale by the well-known retailer Topshop of a t-shirt bearing an image of the famous pop


Passing off in the UK, Australia and New Zealand: a divergence in criteria
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2015

On 13 May 2015, the UK Supreme Court affirmed the traditional requirements for the tort of passing off. The Court maintained that a claimant must


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


Cyber news down under: the Antipodean troll: a different kind of species? The tragic suicide of Charlotte Dawson
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 12 2014

What a tragedy it is that it requires another suicide to regenerate widespread interest in cyberbullying, the phenomenon that has become the scourge


Schoolboy ordered to pay $105,000 damages for defamatory tweets - how to ensure that you or your staff aren’t next
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

Recent judgments of Australian and UK courts have shown that anyone from school leavers to media veterans can fall foul of defamation laws if they are


LinkedIn passwords returned to employer: UK
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • February 11 2014

The England and Wales High Court has ordered a woman to return access, management and control of four LinkedIn Group accounts to her former employer


How online defamation plays out in NZ: 2012 case supports Australian not UK conclusions
  • Wigley + Company
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • November 18 2012

Earlier this year, an NZ court dealt with a similar claim against Google


Film studios take the law into their own hands in UK (could it happen here?)
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • September 6 2012

The recent iiNET decision in the Federal Court of Australia illustrates the fine line between being held responsible for internet piracy and not being held responsible


Digital media update
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 25 2012

Welcome to the January edition of our quarterly Digital Media Update