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Defamed without being named on Facebook
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • August 12 2016

A further example of the dramatic increase in the number of defamation disputes arising out of Facebook posts and comments is the case of Rothe v


Telstra gets to go to Rio forFree!
  • Holman Webb
  • Australia
  • August 23 2016

There is no doubt that the Olympics are a brilliant example of global co-operation, athletic prowess and human endurance. They also happen to be good


Can the dismissal of a worker constitute a breach of the good faith bargaining obligations?
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

The Fair Work Commission recently ordered the reinstatement of a shop steward on the basis that the employer's conduct in dismissing the shop steward


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


Ed Sheeran the latest target of copyright lawsuit
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 13 2016

News broke last week that pop star Ed Sheeran is being sued by California songwriter duo Martin Harrington and Tom Leonard. The suit relates to


Update: Australian Olympic Committee, Inc. v Telstra Corporation Limited 2016 FCA 857
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

The Olympic Games is the largest sporting event in the world. Viewed by billions of people worldwide, many companies understandably seek to associate


AOD-9604: patents, peptides, performance and.cellulite?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • May 14 2013

Australia is no stranger to sporting scandals. Cricket's "John the bookmaker" affair, horse racing's "Fine Cotton" scandal and any number of player


Telstra’s ‘borderline’ advertising campaign
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

On 29 July, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in Australian Olympic Committee, Inc. v Telstra Corporation Limited 2016 FCA


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


Australian Olympic Committee unable to stop Telstra’s ads from “going to Rio”
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 10 2016

On 29 July 2016, the Federal Court of Australia handed down judgment in the case of Australian Olympic Committee, Inc. v Telstra Corporation Limited