Playing catch up: last month saw some significant developments for online copyright infringement in Australia: First, Dallas Buyers Club’s lawyers announced it is no longer pursuing its court action to get prelimiary discovery of the contact details of the 4726 alleged infringers: it’s over; Secondly, Mr Burke from Village Roadshow announced that the proposed Graduated Response industry code has been shelved; Thirdly, Village Roadshow and Foxtel announced that they are.. Read More
What an Anton Piller order should look like
Yates J has ordered the respondents pay a 1% royalty for passing off their RVs as Winnebago’s
The Full Court (Dowsett, Kenny and Nicholas JJ) has upheld the Commonwealth’s power to sue for damages on the undertaking as to damages given by Sanofi and Wyeth when obtaining interlocutory injunctions against generic suppliers.
Reeves J has sentenced Davies to 200 hours community service for non-compliance with a s 155 notice under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010
Nicholas J stays dissolution of interlocutory injunction pending Otsuka’s appeal from invalidity of aripiprazole patent judgment. Commonwealth gets security for undertaking as to damages.
Perram J has refused to allow Dallas Buyers Club LLC to send out its proposed letters of demand to the account holders identified through its preliminary discovery application.
Sanofi sued Apotex (then known as GenRx) for infringement of its “clopidogrel patent”. It obtained interlocutory injunctions against Apotex against the sale of Apotex’ product and preventing Apotex from applying to list its product under the Pharmaceutical Benefits scheme (PBS). As a condition of the grant of those interlocutory injunctions, Sanofi gave the “usual undertaking as to damages”: “(a) submit to such order (if any) as the Court may consider to.. Read More
Dallas Buyers Club LLC seeks preliminary discovery to identify alleged unauthorised downloaders of the film
Downloading data from a computer system is not obtaining property