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Clive Palmer agrees to pay indemnity costs in Twisted Sister copyright dispute
Intellectual Property 2021-06-22 1:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Billionaire Clive Palmer has agreed to pay part of Universal Music’s costs on an indemnity basis, after a judge found he infringed substantial parts of […]

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Clive Palmer not gonna take it: Appeal filed in Twisted Sister copyright case
Intellectual Property 2021-05-31 1:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Billionaire Clive Palmer is challenging a ruling that he pay $1.5 million in damages to Universal Music for violating the copyright on Twisted Sister’s ‘We’re […]

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Clive Palmer hit with $1.5M in damages for ‘contemptuous’ infringment of Twisted Sister anthem
Intellectual Property 2021-04-30 10:23 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered mining magnate Clive Palmer to pay damages of $1.5 million to Universal Music for his “contemptuous” behaviour in infringing “substantial parts” […]

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Four months out from trial in 20-year-old trade mark spat, judge won’t add defendant
Intellectual Property 2021-03-30 2:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has denied an application by industrial filter manufacturer Laminar Air Flow to add a new respondent in a long-running trade mark dispute against […]

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Clive Palmer accused of ‘burning, notorious’ infringement as Twisted Sister copyright trial kicks off
Intellectual Property 2020-10-19 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Universal Music has accused Clive Palmer of “burning, notorious” copyright infringement by using a rewritten version of Twisted Sister’s smash hit We’re Not Gonna Take […]

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Clive Palmer can’t delay Twisted Sister copyright trial
Intellectual Property 2020-10-14 5:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Queensland billionaire Clive Palmer has lost his bid to vacate a trial scheduled to start next week in a high-stakes lawsuit alleging he committed copyright […]

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The top litigation law firms of 2020
Feature 2021-01-27 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly’s Litigation Firms of 2020 delivered significant victories for clients last year in bet-the-company matters, thriving in a tumultuous year that saw courts and litigants […]

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‘Aussies Not Gonna Cop It’ birthed in pre-dawn session at bedside, Clive Palmer tells court
Intellectual Property 2020-10-22 3:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has claimed that he wrote the lyrics to ‘Australia’s Not Gonna Cop It’ in the early hours of the morning while “deep […]

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‘O Come, All Ye Faithful’ inspired Twisted Sister rock anthem, Dee Snider admits
Trials 2020-10-20 1:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Heavy metal singer Dee Snider has admitted under cross-examination that ‘O Come, All Ye Faithful’ influenced Twisted Sister’s rock anthem ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ […]

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Air France loses bid to limit injunction in ‘Love Is In The Air’ copyright case
Intellectual Property 2020-10-05 4:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has issued a broader injunction barring Air France from using the song ‘Love Is In The Air’ than the one proposed by the […]

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