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What is defamation?

Practice Areas: Media Law

At its most basic level, defamation is the publishing of something that is likely to cause harm to a person’s reputation by: having others...

I have submitted an international trademark application using the Madrid Protocol for registration in the United States. In the last 3 months, I've expanded my business to Norway and Senegal. Do I need to submit a new application? Is there a time limit?

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Media Law

Yes, it is possible to add countries to an international registration at any time but the countries must also be signatories to the Madrid Protocol. The...

What is the Australian Consumer Law?

Practice Areas: Competition & Trade Regulation, Telecommunications, Media Law, Marketing & Advertising

The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) is the product of a cooperative reform effort between the Commonwealth Government and the States and Territories. From...

I've heard that IP addresses are running out. Does this mean that I need to get a new domain name?

Practice Areas: Business & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Media Law, Domain Names, IT

A domain name and an IP address are different things.  Currently, most websites are hosted from IPv4    addresses (eg google.com's...

What can I do about it if my moral rights are infringed?

Practice Areas: Business & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Media Law

As a creator of a work or performance that has moral rights, the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) provides a number of ways you could deal with this situation: Obtaining...

What are some practical steps I can take to protect my photographs online?

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Media Law, Marketing & Advertising, Entertainment

Making people who view your photographs online aware of your copyright is a sound strategy for avoiding potential misuse claims that may arise in the future....

My business is called JustforKids and I want to build a website with domain name but someone already has it. Do I rightfully own the domain name since I this is my registered business name?

Practice Areas: Business & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Media Law

No, you do not rightfully own this domain name. Holding a registered business name does not entitle you to owning the domain name; a domain name must be...

I've just received a copyright infringement notice from my ISP. What does this mean? Will I be sued?

Practice Areas: Business & Commercial Law, Competition & Trade Regulation, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media Law, Entertainment

  I've just received a copyright infringement notice from my ISP. What does this mean? Will I be sued? Internet service providers (ISPs) are required...

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