April 22, 2016

What’s a written release worth? Part 1: Kidu injunction against doco screening

This note reports on the initial injunction granted by Slattery J in favour of Dame Kidu, a participant in director Hollie Fifer’s debut documentary “The Opposition”. For Part 2, reporting on the subsequent trial judgment dismissing the injunction, click here. An interlocutory injunction granted to prevent the imminent overseas screening […]
April 7, 2016

The Fanatix sports clip sharing case – would it apply in Australia?

A UK court has found that an app whose makers planned to  “disrupt the $40 billion global sports media rights market” infringed copyright in sports broadcasts. The England & Wales Cricket Board and its host broadcaster Sky, were not impressed by the app’s sports video sharing function, and sued. The […]