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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


“You shall not pass” - summary judgment for Tolkien copyright infringement. And in other news
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • November 28 2016

After twelve years, in 1949, JRR Tolkien completed his book, The Lord of the Rings. As Beach J observed, the book is set in a fantasy world called


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


ACCC gives Meriton zero stars for online review conduct
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

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


Defamation update: Are hurt feelings a trivial matter?
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • November 23 2016

To what extent are a defamation plaintiff’s hurt feelings relevant to the defence of triviality? On 20 October 2016, the majority of the Queensland


A tough year - Brisbane Lions finish with a loss to the Commissioner of State Revenue on payroll tax
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • November 4 2016

A Supreme Court of Queensland decision has highlighted the broad scope of payments that are subject to payroll tax - and the importance of getting the


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


ACCC v Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 24 2014

On 18 June 2014 the Federal Court ruled that Coles engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in contravention of sections 18, 29(1) and 33 of the


Newspaper headlines protected by copyright in the UK
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Australia
  • December 8 2010

The UK High Court has held that newspaper headlines and short extracts from newspaper articles may be protected by copyright


Australian Court: Google Liable as Secondary Publisher in Internet Defamation Case
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Australia
  • December 29 2015

Last week, Justice Malcom Blue of the Supreme Court of South Australia ordered Google to pay $100,000 (AUD) in damages (plus interest) in a landmark