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Federal Court penalty decision brings no pain relief
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 20 2016

On 29 April 2016, Justice Edelman of the Federal Court of Australia ordered Reckitt Benckiser to pay a pecuniary penalty of $1.7 million for engaging

Reckitt Benckiser’s Nurofen nightmare: A painful ending, or just the beginning?
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • May 11 2016

In December 2015, Justice Edelman of the Federal Court of Australia found that Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) Pty Ltd (Reckitt Benckiser) had breached

Telecommunications, media and technology law update - April 2016
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, OECD
  • May 10 2016

Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) law are summarised as follows. Copyright in Russian television

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

Developments in defamation law - the year of the tweet
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

During the last year, defamation law was dominated by emergent technologies, and in particular the continued explosion of new social media platforms

Implications of the Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet decisions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

The Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet decisions may have broadened the law on who can sue for copyright infringement, and could set more hurdles for future

BREAKING NEWS Two days, $40 million in fines: Large companies breach competition and consumer laws
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • May 2 2016

In three separate decisions in the space of two days, the Federal Court of Australia ordered two multi-national companies and a large Australian

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

The long arm of the Australian Consumer Law reaches offshore
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 29 2016

On 24 March 2016, the Federal Court held that Valve Corporation (Valve) - a company based in the United States that operates an online game

ACCC puts a red light on Europcar’s unfair contract terms
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • April 22 2016

The Federal Court has declared that Europcar Australia’s 2013 standard rental agreement contained a number of unfair terms and that it had made false