Broadcast Operations Group ats Adobe & Microsoft (2013) FCA

COPYRIGHT - software licence agreements - claim for account of profits in relation to alleged breaches of copyright by 4 radio stations - directors duties - allegation that directors knowingly concerned in breaches of copyright by 4 radio stations - judgment on application to strike out pleadings reserved - claims settled at mediation (Adobe Systems Inc & Microsoft Corp v Western Broadcasters Pty Ltd & 5 Ors (2013) FCA (Foster J))

PRELIMINARY DISCOVERY - applications for preliminary discovery against remaining 25 companies of Super Radio Network for account for profits for software license breaches - applications unsuccessful - claims settled at mediation (Adobe Systems Inc & Microsoft Corp v 2GF AM Radio Pty Ltd & 24 Ors (2013) FCA  (Jagot J))

Acted for the Super Radio Network of companies operated by the Broadcast Operations Group leading Nicholas Smith of counsel, instructed by Tucker & Cowen, Brisbane.