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Australia: update: Dallas Buyers Club letter revealed is it still speculative invoicing?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 24 2015

In the latest update of the Dallas Buyers Club case the proposed letters to be sent to pirates have now been made public. It was previously ordered


Online defamation: a warning to anonymous posters
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • June 2 2015

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia has sent a stark warning to online posters who make defamatory comments under the guise of a fake


Parody accounts on Facebook and Instagram: a no-go zone?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 22 2013

Our latest posts on the Adam Gilchrist parody Twitter account saga (see here and here) have generated such interest that we thought we'd do a little


In-game currencies: in the line of fire?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 19 2014

There has been a stratospheric rise in online and app-based social gaming due to the ubiquity of internet and smartphone use. As these games grow in


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


Logging off for life: testators should plan carefully for the post-mortem management of digital assets
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 25 2013

In Australia, to date at least, there has been little, if any, recognition of the importance of estate planning for digital assets. In the absence of


Disney’s “frozen” in copyright dispute filmmaker can’t let it go
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 28 2015

A snowman loses his carrot nose, and it slides out to the middle of a frozen pond; the snowman is on one side of the pond and an animal who covets


Substituted service of legal documents via Facebook: “like” or “unlike” by Australian courts
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 13 2012

Service of documents via Facebook and other social networking sites may be permitted by courts where personal service cannot be effected


Teachers, students and social media: a recipe for disaster?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 18 2014

There is no doubt that the development of technology and its use in the classroom has created an indispensible tool to engage and interact with


Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results