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iiNet Versus Hollywood Puts the Spotlight on ISPs, Infringement and Australian Copyright Laws

Originally published by Lawyers Weekly : As the demand for immediate online content increases exponentially, Australian copyright law faces its biggest challenge yet. Briana Everett reports The landmark case between internet service provider iiNet and a group of Hollywood cinema giants has put the...

It's a Bird, It's a Plane: Superman Claims Victory in the Federal Court of Australia

by Melinda Upton and Danielle Selig On 22 May 2013, Justice Bennett refused an application in the Federal Court of Australia, by Cheqout Pty Ltd (Cheqout), to register the trade mark 'superman workout'. Adopting the test relied upon by Justice Dodds-Streeton in Fry Consulting v Sports...