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No "Blurred Lines" in Marvin Gaye copyright infringement decision
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • March 12 2015

Last Tuesday a federal jury in Los Angeles agreed that songwriters Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams No. 1 song "Blurred Lines" had infringed the


Disney’s “frozen” in copyright dispute filmmaker can’t let it go
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 28 2015

A snowman loses his carrot nose, and it slides out to the middle of a frozen pond; the snowman is on one side of the pond and an animal who covets


Is there copyright in a signal?
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

Not every subject matter should be presumed to be susceptible to copyright protection, even those which may have significant market value, as the


‘Tribute’ to Aussie folk song was copyright infringement says Full Federal Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 15 2011

The Full Federal Court has affirmed the first instance decision in EMI Songs v Larrikin Music, holding that Men at Work's iconic song 'Down Under' infringed copyright in the Australian folk song 'Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree'


Dallas Buyers Club court to order the (conditional) disclosure of customer details following allegations of copyright infringement
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 16 2015

On 7 April, Justice Perram of the Federal Court of Australia found that iiNet and five other ISPs should provide the names and addresses associated


Bound 2 have a big pay day? Kanye faces another copyright battle
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 21 2014

Kanye is being sued for copyright infringement in respect of his recent hit "Bound 2". You may have seen Bound 2's tremendous video clip, which


The moral rights of graffiti artists
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 6 2015

From the 2000 year old scribbles discovered in Pompeii (too rude to repeat on IP Whiteboard) to the 'Darren woz here' tagged on local bus stops


Dallas Buyers Club gains access to internet subscribers' details
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 8 2015

In a landmark decision, Justice Perram of the Federal Court has indicated that he will order Australian ISPs to divulge the names and physical


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


Copyright and the international feed for the Olympics Games - Seven Network LTD v Commissioner of Taxation
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • January 15 2015

Copyright and the international feed for the Olympics Games - Seven Network Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation?On 22 December 2014 Justice Bennett of the