Damages for Online Defamation – Recent Cases – Updated August 2021

Recent Cases – July 2019 to August 2021 Stephens Lawyers & Consultants* Publication of defamatory comments on websites, social media and business networking platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn can cause devastating harm to both personal and business reputation and business losses.  Some of the defamatory material published is of such an extreme… Read More

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Using Songs in Marketing and Advertising Campaigns

Clive Palmer’s $1.5 million lesson in Copyright Law Marketing and advertising campaigns often use existing songs or music, in building brand awareness. Specific songs or music become associated with a particular brand, business or organisation. Where songs or music are owned by third parties, licences have to be obtained from all the copyright owners and… Read More

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Privacy Update – February 2021

Review of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)- Submissions in response to Review published A review of Australia’s Privacy Act 1988 was announced on 12 December 2019 to better protect and regulate consumer data and personal information within an increasingly global digital economy – while also reviewing individual consumers’ rights to enforce privacy obligations.  The Terms… Read More

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Damages for Online Defamation

Recent Cases – July 2019 to February 2021 Stephens Lawyers & Consultants* Publication of defamatory comments on websites, social media and business networking platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn can cause devastating harm to both personal and business reputation and business losses.  Some of the defamatory material published is of such an extreme… Read More

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