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Unfair play: copyright infringement of sporting event content
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2016

A recent decision from the United Kingdom illustrates issues that can arise when disruptive digital services seek to exploit sporting event content


From Russia with a licence? The Federal Court of Australia on retransmission of international TV broadcasts and proving licences
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Russia
  • April 19 2016

In a recent case, the Federal Court of Australia has restrained re-transmission of Russian TV stations to Australian consumers via the Internet


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


Haters gonna hate (hate, hate, hate, hate): why are famous singers so often sued for copyright infringement?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, USA
  • November 23 2015

Taylor Swift was sued by R&B singer Jesse Braham for US$42 million for alleged copyright infringement in the lyrics of her chart toppings song "Shake


Could your Halloween costume land you in the middle of a legal nightmare?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • October 30 2015

The answer may scare you Dressing up for Halloween is something of a new thing for Aussies. Not until recently did hordes of kids start knocking on


In brief: Fairfax Media v Reed International
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • September 9 2010

The Federal Court has denied relief to Fairfax Media in its claim for copyright infringement against Reed International's ABIX service, which reproduced headlines from the Australian Financial Review ('AFR'


RK business insights May 2015
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • May 27 2015

On 10 April 2015, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) announced that it would not oppose the acquisition of Aircommand


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


Nietzsche has Kanye West's back in rap battle -- US copyright case tests originality of song lyrics
  • Hunt & Hunt
  • Australia, USA
  • November 23 2012

A case of déjà vu for American musician, film director and fashion designer Kanye West who has found himself the subject of another copyright infringement claim, this time by unsigned rapper Vincent Peters, professionally known as Vince P


YouTube not responsible for user posted content
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

In April 2013, YouTube had another victory in the US courts against media giant, Viacom, for copyright infringement. Six years after its initial