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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

The Commonwealth may not be singing "I am Australian"
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 7 2015

In Pocketful of Tunes Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth of Australia 2015 ACopyT 1, Justice Bennett (President) of the Copyright Tribunal of Australia had

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

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

Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet: a real cliffhanger
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • April 8 2015

A Federal Court order will require several Australian internet service providers (ISPs) to hand over some of their account holders' details to Dallas

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'

Some clarity on the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith: Caswell v SonyATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty LTD 2014 NSWSC 841
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 26 2014

This case provides some useful clarification of the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith. The New South

The Blurred Lines verdict: could it happen down under?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia, USA
  • March 16 2015

The sky is falling in the pop music world following a Los Angeles jury's award of $7.4 million to be paid by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to

Celebrities, social media and copyright: Tarantino and Prince sue online infringers
  • Addisons
  • Australia, USA
  • January 31 2014

Celebrities, Social Media and Copyright: Tarantino and Prince sue online infringers Two recent copyright infringement cases coming out of the US show

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