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Henley Arch v Lucky Homes – part 2

Henley Arch v Lucky Homes: innocent infringement and the damages calculations

Broadcast does not include internet streaming

The (NSW) Court of Appeal has rejected WIN’s argument that its exclusive licence to broadcast Nine Network’s content extended to “live streaming” over the internet. Those of you who have emulated Burke and Wills and wandered out of the CBD of your state’s capital city may have discovered that free-to-air television is (a little bit) different. There are regional broadcasters who arrange at least some local news and advertising, but.. Read More

Selected links from the last week (or so)

Here is a selection of links to IP-related matters I found interesting this week:

Selected links from last (couple of) weeks

A selection of the links I found interesting over the last couple of weeks

Selected links from last week

Here is a selection of links to IP-related matters I found interesting last week

Selected links from last week

In case you missed the: A selection of links I found interesting last week

Copyright Wars

With the Productivity Commission purporting to be undertaking an “evidence-based”[1] review of intellectual property arrangements with a heavy focus on copyright, Rebecca Tushnet has a timely review of Peter Baldwin’s The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle.

Productivity Commission reports on IP (in draft)

The Productivity Commission has released its draft report into Australia’s Intellectual Property Arrangements.

Online copyright infringement in australia

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

What an Anton Piller order should look like