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Gamer settles Take-Two lawsuit over Grand Theft Auto copyright
Intellectual Property September 14, 2018 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A gamer has admitted he violated the copyright for  Take-Two Interactive’s popular Grand Theft Auto video game by making unauthorised changes to the game that allowed […]

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Aristocrat patent appeal hinges on Rokt, Encompass outcomes
Intellectual Property September 13, 2018 10:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has put an appeal by Aristocrat of an IP Australia ruling that revoked four of its gaming patents on hold pending […]

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AFL, NRL clubs to fix refunds policies on merchandise after ACCC probe
Competition & Consumer Protection August 16, 2018 11:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Top AFL and NRL clubs have agreed to change their refunds and returns policies on football and rugby merchandise after an investigation by the ACCC […]

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CrownBet goes on the attack, says Sportsbet’s trade marks must be revoked
Intellectual Property August 15, 2018 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

In an escalating battle between the online bookmakers, CrownBet has filed a cross claim in a consumer and trademark infringement lawsuit brought by Sportsbet that […]

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Foxtel should pay more than a gym to stream copyrighted recordings, court told
Intellectual Property August 15, 2018 10:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Copyright Tribunal decision that led to substantially lower sound recording licence fees for Foxtel was “beyond the pale” because it compared fees charged to […]

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Nationwide can bring justification defence in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Defamation August 10, 2018 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The publisher of The Daily Telegraph has won its bid to bring a defence of justification against claims by actor Geoffrey Rush that the newspaper […]

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Crown sues NSW government to protect Sydney harbour views
Real Estate August 9, 2018 2:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts is taking the NSW government to court over development at central Barangaroo that threatens to block its views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and […]

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Aristocrat mulls misleading conduct case against Ainsworth
Intellectual Property August 7, 2018 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gaming giant Aristocrat Technologies is seeking further documents from rival Ainsworth Game Technology to weigh misleading conduct and passing off claims as it mounts a […]

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Movie giants take aim at Aussie telecos over pirate websites
Intellectual Property August 2, 2018 7:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A conglomerate of entertainment companies, including Roadshow Films, Columbia Pictures and Disney, have launched further court proceedings against Australia’s telecommunication giants to block 151 domains […]

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Singer Guy Sebastian sues former manager Titus Day
Contracts August 1, 2018 10:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Chart topper Guy Sebastian has brought a lawsuit against his former manager Titus Day seeking shares in two of Day’s companies, which he says he […]

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