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Guy Sebastian’s former manager admits to owing singer money, court hears
Entertainment July 18, 2019 1:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Titus Day, former manager of pop star Guy Sebastian, admits that certain payments for promotional work should have been made to the singer, a court […]

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Sportsbet loses application for ‘Same Game Multi’ trade mark
Intellectual Property July 15, 2019 7:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Sportsbet’s application to register ‘Same Game Multi’ as a trade mark has been rejected, with the Registrar of Trade Marks relying on statements in the […]

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Aristocrat sues Ainsworth over ‘extensive and deliberate’ theft of slot machine IP
Intellectual Property July 4, 2019 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Casino and mobile game giant Aristocrat Technologies has sued rival Ainsworth Game Technology for alleged copyright infringement and breaches of Australian consumer law following the […]

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TV gardener Don Burke escapes defamation suit over A Current Affair interview
Defamation June 28, 2019 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Celebrity gardener Don Burke has prevailed in a defamation action brought by one of his accusers, journalist Wendy Dent, over comments he made during a […]

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Grand Theft Auto modder confident of defence in Take-Two copyright case
Intellectual Property June 21, 2019 1:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A developer of what’s now being called the “Infamous Mod” for video game Grand Theft Auto, which gives players extra powers, is confident he can […]

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Copyright Tribunal overstepped with amended Foxtel licence, says Full Court
Intellectual Property June 11, 2019 3:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Copyright Tribunal erred by including rights in a reissued Foxtel licence agreement that fell outside the authority of the licence grant holder, the Phonographic […]

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Israel Folau suits up for legal battle with Rugby Australia
Employment June 5, 2019 3:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sacked rugby player Israel Folau has hired commercial law firm Macpherson Kelley as he considers legal action against Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs over […]

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ISPs ordered to block sites that ‘rip’ audio from YouTube music videos
Intellectual Property May 28, 2019 3:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered Australia’s biggest internet service providers to block seven websites from “ripping” audio files from music videos on YouTube, in what the […]

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ACCC sues Sony over allegedly misleading PlayStation claims
Competition & Consumer Protection May 27, 2019 3:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has dragged video game giant Sony to court over allegedly deceptive and misleading claims made about games purchased on […]

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Over protests, judge sets trial date in ASIC case against Tennis Australia duo
ASIC May 17, 2019 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has scheduled a three-week trial to begin November 4 in a case brought by the corporate regulator against two directors of Tennis Australia […]

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