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Clive Palmer not gonna take Twisted Sister’s copyright lawsuit without a fight
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 10:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Aspiring MP Clive Palmer has filed his defence against a lawsuit by US record label Universal Music over his take on the 1980s rock anthem […]

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Bird & Bird lawyer’s communications not privileged in IP fight over Golden Girls parody
Intellectual Property March 19, 2019 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a claim of legal privilege over emails at the centre of a copyright lawsuit over a puppet-show parody of the 80s […]

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Rugby player benched over sex assault charges sues league
Employment March 6, 2019 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A rugby player has sued the Australian Rugby League Commission after he was barred from playing while he faces sex assault charges. St. George Illawarra […]

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Clive Palmer hit with copyright suit by Universal Music over Twisted Sister song
Intellectual Property February 8, 2019 10:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Clive Palmer is facing the music after riffing off Twisted Sister’s 1980s anthem ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ in his election campaign ads, with Universal […]

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Writers’ Guild settles dispute over screenwriter royalties
Intellectual Property January 18, 2019 10:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Writers’ Guild has resolved its long-running dispute with the Audio-Visual Copyright Society alleging the royalties distributor misdirected millions in royalties owed to Australian […]

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Craig McLachlan wins stay of defamation case amid criminal charges
Defamation January 17, 2019 2:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Craig McLachlan has won a bid to stay his defamation case against actress Christie Whelan Browne, Fairfax Media and the ABC in light of […]

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Actor Craig McLachlan faces indecent assault charges
Defamation January 11, 2019 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Actor Craig McLachlan will appear in court next month to face charges of indecent assault, four days after trial kicks off in a high-stakes defamation […]

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Scenic Tours takes class action damages ruling to High Court
Class Actions December 14, 2018 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Scenic Tours wants the High Court to weigh in on a mixed ruling that left the luxury cruise company facing economic damages in a class […]

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ASIC blasted for ‘vague’ case against Tennis Australia duo
Corporate November 30, 2018 3:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has told the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to produce more detailed allegations against former Tennis Australia directors Harold Mitchell and Stephen Healy […]

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Ex-Tennis Australia boss Harold Mitchell sued over Open deal
Corporate November 19, 2018 8:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has sued businessman Harold Mitchell for allegedly passing confidential information onto Seven Network while serving as a director at Tennis […]

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