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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

Australia - ACCC takes action against Meriton over online reviews
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has brought proceedings in the Federal Court against Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd

'Broadcast’ rights do not cover internet streaming rights, says Australian Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

On 28 April 2016 the Supreme Court of New South Wales delivered its judgment in WIN Corporation Pty Ltd v Nine Network Australia Pty Limited 2016

Broadcasting right does not include simulcasting radio shows over the Internet
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • February 15 2013

In its Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited v Commercial Radio Australia Limited 2013 FCAFC 11 (13 February 2013) decision

The world wide web of laws entangling social media
  • Hunt & Hunt
  • Australia
  • November 2 2011

The nature of communication and the interaction between people is drastically evolving

First steps down the plank: new Australian copyright provisions successfully used to block pirate sites
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 16 2016

On 15 December 2016, Foxtel and a number of movie studios secured the first site blocking orders in Australia

I’m selling my business. Can my business social media account form part of my assets?
  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 24 2014

With more than 1 billion users on Facebook alone, it is no wonder that more and more businesses are using social media to promote the name of their

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

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

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