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Why Dulux was fined $400,000 for making misleading claims that its paints cooled houses by up to 15C
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • January 16 2017

Dulux has been fined because its regulatory compliance programme failed to prevent false or misleading performance claims from being made for its heat

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

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

General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before

Specsavers v Luxottica
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 18 2013

There's a fine line between acceptable advertising BS, or puffery, and misleading or deceptive conduct. Often you only find out that you've crossed

Pitbull mauls suave promoter
  • Thynne & Macartney
  • Australia
  • November 15 2012

A recent court case saw rapper Armando Christian Perez (aka”Pitbull” ) take on an Aussie promoter and win

There’s to be no more drip pricing of booking fees since the Jetstar decision
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • February 15 2016

The ACCC has forced Jetstar and Virgin to warn people who are Booking online that a Booking fee may be payable when a flight is selected, instead of

Foxtel and Roadshow Films successfully obtain orders blocking access to The Pirate Bay and other foreign BitTorrent and streaming websites
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 16 2016

On 15 December 2016 the Federal Court made orders blocking access to foreign websites, including The Pirate Bay, IsoHunt and SolarMovie. This is the

Tripped up? Meriton serviced apartments' use of TripAdvisor reviews brings ACCC action
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 8 2016

On 24 November 2016, the ACCC commenced proceedings against Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd concerning reviews posted on the Australian website of

When your marketing team spins the R&D research results too far - Dulux’s half million mistake
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • December 5 2016

Last week, in the case of ACCC v DuluxGroup (Australia) Pty Limited (Dulux), the Federal Court held that Dulux had engaged in misleading or deceptive