Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: RegulationTPG has won a victory in a court appeal against an ACCC ruling. But the court’s original finding that some TPG’s advertisements were misleading still stands.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: RegulationOptus has been denied leave in the High Court of Australia to appeal against a Federal Court decision which said its rebroadcasting of live sports through is TV Now service was illegal.
Apple has lost an appeal against a ruling in a U.K. High Court that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab does not infringe the iPad’s design. The original ruling by Judge Colin Birss said Samsung’s tablets were not cool enough to be confused with Apple’s because they lacked the “extreme simplicity” of the iPad.
Google won an important court case in Australia on Wednesday when the country’s High Court ruled that the Internet behemoth did not violate fair trade law by allowing companies to purchase AdWords containing their competitor’s names.
Five judges of Australia’s High Court ruled unanimously in favor of Google, overturning a previous ruling from the Federal Court, which had ordered
The High Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal by film and TV companies against the NSW Federal Court ruling that iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement when its Internet customers downloaded pirated movies.
After losing an appeal in a UK high court last week against a judgement that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablets do not infringe the design of the iPad because their design is just not cool enough, Apple has now published an acknowledgement of the court’s judgement on its U.K. website — in line with the court order.
Earlier today, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the appeal on the Alice vs. CLS Bank case which is yet another case that looks at the patentability of software. The ruling in the Federal Circuit appeals court (CAFC) was one of the biggest judicial messes you'll ever see. The ruling was 135 pages of different judges all disagreeing with each other.
Just one month after Web based SMS messaging service provider SMS Global and its boss were fined $85,000 by the Federal Court of Australia for misleading customers, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued proceedings against the company in the Federal Court alleging contempt of court.
US law on software patents is as chaotic as it's ever been. In May, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which takes all patent appeal cases, agreed to have an important case about software patents, Alice Corp. v.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: Regulationhe Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has filed proceedings against TPG Internet in the Federal Court for alleged failures to give access to the Triple Zero emergency call service.