Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Trial over alleged fake paintings

This case, currently being heard in the Supreme Court of Victoria, is an good example for students as to the overlap between law, and the reasons a plaintiff may have for bringing an action under a particular area of law.

This is a reminder for students to vigilant and thorough in reviewing and responding to exam questions.

Moral Rights under the Copyright could apply to these facts in addition to the Misleading and Deceptive Conduct provisions of the Fair Trading Act that are being argued.

There is a brief (but more thorough than the popular press will provide) overview of the case on the Davies Collison Cave website here:

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