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Telecommunications, media and technology law update - April 2016
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, OECD
  • May 10 2016

Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) law are summarised as follows. Copyright in Russian television


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


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


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'


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


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


Amplify your social media presence without breaking the law: A Snap judgment
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • May 2 2016

After rejecting a multi-billion dollar acquisition offer from Facebook in 2013, Snapchat has obtained legitimacy as a social media platform through


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


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


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