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Nurofen misleading advertising class action: Late amendment to pleadings refused
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • July 28 2017

In much-publicised proceedings, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission successfully prosecuted proceedings against Reckitt Benckiser's

Singtel Optus Pty Ltd v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 27 2012

On 7 March 2012 the Full Federal Court ordered Optus to pay $3.61 million in civil pecuniary penalties in relation to advertising for the 'THINK BIGGER' and 'SUPERSONIC' broadband internet plans

Parody accounts on Facebook and Instagram: a no-go zone?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 22 2013

Our latest posts on the Adam Gilchrist parody Twitter account saga (see here and here) have generated such interest that we thought we'd do a little

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

Memes in advertising: a copyright mess
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia, USA
  • September 2 2013

Memes are, without a doubt, the greatest thing about the internet. There is an entire sub-culture of the English speaking world that exists around

Telecommunications Regulatory Update - May and June 2017
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 1 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) releases quarterly report on NBN wholesale market The ACCC has released its fifth quarterly

Advertising Claims Board gives Colgate- Palmolive a reason to smile
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • July 17 2017

What's better than winning a claim against one of your competitors for making misleading or deceptive claims in their advertising? Simple - winning

Fines imposed by sporting organisations and the penalty doctrine
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 27 2014

Sporting organisations regularly impose fines on players, clubs and other persons within their control. For example: In late October 2014 New South

Specsavers v Luxottica
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 18 2013

There's a fine line between acceptable advertising BS, or puffery, and misleading or deceptive conduct. Often you only find out that you've crossed

ACCC v Allergy Pathway Pty Ltd and Anor (No 2) 2011 FCA 74
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2011

A recent case in the Federal Court which held a company responsible for claims made in testimonials that its clients posted on its Facebook wall