‘“Love is in the air” case: a missed opportunity to enforce moral rights in Australia’

“On 24 April 2020, the Federal Court of Australia handed down a decision in the case Boomerang Investments Pty Ltd v Padgett (Liability) [2020] FCA 535 which concerned the copying of substantial parts of the iconic Australian pop-hit classic ‘Love is in the air’ by the US band, Glass Candy, and by the French airline Air France, as part of their international marketing campaign. The case is interesting from different perspectives, but especially in the way it treats moral rights of authors …” (more)

[Rita Matulionyte, Kluwer Copyright Blog, 6 August]

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