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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


Copyright protection for factual compilations in Singapore: creativity alone is not enough
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Singapore, USA
  • June 28 2017

The Singapore Court of Appeal has recently confirmed, in the case of Global Yellow Pages Limited v Promedia Directories Pte Ltd 1, that for a


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

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


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


Dallas Buyers Club: ISPs to hand over Australian account holder details
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • April 9 2015

The Federal Court has ordered a number of Australian ISPs to divulge the names and physical addresses of customers associated with 4,726 IP


Court refuses injunction in TV format copyright dispute between Seven's My Kitchen Rules and Nine's The Hotplate
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 11 2015

On 31 July 2015, three days after Channel Nine aired the first episode of its new reality cooking show,The Hotplate, Channel Seven issued proceedings


Kick off! English Premier League kicks unauthorised live streaming as the UK High Court makes first “live” blocking order
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 5 2017

Live streaming is a red-hot topic in the Australian IP sphere. In February this year, the streaming of Foxtel’s broadcast of the Mundine v Green fight


The Charging Bull and the Fearless Girl: Moral Rights Protections in Australia and the U.S.
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, USA
  • June 2 2017

The Charging Bull has been an iconic New York City landmark since it was placed outside the New York Stock Exchange in December 1989 in an act of


“Oh my god, they killed Kenny!” - copyright infringement on YouTube settled
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 20 2014

US against media giant, Viacom, and Google have finally settled their seven year dispute involving user-posted episodes of "South Park", "SpongeBob


Internet streaming of TV broadcasts: your ‘one stop shop’ update on international copyright disputes
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 20 2013

Many of us have the kind of social schedule which interferes with our passion for Ricky Martin and The Voice. Of course, there are a plethora of