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Pokemon v Redbubble: the DMCA doesn’t apply Down Under

Pagone J has awarded Pokémon $1 in damages and 70% of its costs from Redbubble for misleading or deceptive conduct and copyright infringement. An interesting aspect of the case is that Redbubble’s implementation of a notice and take down scheme under the DMCA didn’t save it from liability, but did influence the ruling on remedies.

Safe harbours to be Extended

The Government has introduced a Bill to extend the class of persons who can claim the benefits of the safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968 provided in sections 116AA to 116AJ.

Copyright And Computer Software

McDougall J has rejected EIFY’s claim to copyright infringement based on look and feel or structure and sequence

AIPPI Sydney 2017 – Day 3: patents, copyright and …

Patents involving medical devices, the technical problem and injunctions against innovators; intermediary copyright liability

AIPPI Sydney 2 – music and the digital revolution

The impact of the digital revolution on the music industry

AIPPI Sydney

AIPPI Congress in Sydney

More consultations – copyright edition

Government issues consultations papers and exposure drafts of new copyright regulations, acts which will not circumvent technological protection measures and codes of conduct for collecting societies.

Government response to Productivity Commission IP report

The Commonwealth government has published its response to the Productivity Commission’s Final Report into Intellectual Property Arrangements

More third party website blocking injunctions

The movie companies claim they are now blocking access to 95% of the movie piracy websites following a second round of injunctions

100 blogs about IP

Feedspot has posted a listing of 100 IP blogs from around the world.

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