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If you can’t beat them, block them. Section 115a strikes against piracy websites, this time for the music industry
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 4 2017

Last week in the Federal Court of Australia, over thirty internet service providers (ISPs) including TPG, Optus and Telstra were ordered to block


How the Nurofen Specific Pain Range marketing strategy was undone as misleading by the ACCC
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2016

It was a brilliant marketing strategy instead of marketing the fast-acting Nurofen for pain relief as one product effective for a range of pains (as


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


Australian media sector reform
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • May 11 2017

The Minister for Communications announced a broad package of reforms for the Australian media sector on 6 May 2017. The package is intended to assist


True or false: pre-checked tick boxes are legit
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 5 2014

Hands up if you said "everyone does so it, so it must be true". The use of pre-checked ticked boxes is so prevalent these days that we can totally


Media law reform - at last
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 11 2017

Australian media law reform is long overdue. Australia’s current media laws are largely a product of a pre-internet, analogue era which was dominated


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


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


Faces in advertising and on packaging: what effect do they have on consumer behaviour?
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • November 8 2013

As a regular item in NeedToKnow: Trade Marks, I highlight a scientific or psychological study on consumer behaviour that has caught my attention


Spriggs v Commissioner of Taxation; Riddell v Commissioner of Taxation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 7 2009

The High Court recently unanimously held that professional sportspeople can claim management fees as tax deductions