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Mainly intellectual property (IP) issues Down Under

Major sporting events

Did you know there was a Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Bill 2014? It was introduced into Parliament on 26 March 2014.

Copyright in bikini designs

Dodds-Streeton J has ordered that City Beach[1] pay Seafolly $250,333.06 by way of damages for infringing copyright in 3 Seafolly designs, including consideration of the copyright/design overlap

IP and antitrust in Australia

The ACCC has sued Pfizer for alleged antitrust breaches by locking in Lipitor sales for 12 months after the patent expired

What would Google do [1]

The Way of the Warrant: Google has published a video on how it deals with search warrants

Software patents in the USA

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the patentability of Alice Corporation’s payment system.