Telstra Corporation Ltd v Desktop Marketing Systems Pty Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtFederal Court
Date2001
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26 cases
2 firm's commentaries
  • Recent Developments in Australian Copyright Law - iiNet, Telstra, Optus TV Now and PPCA
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 31 March 2012
    ...copyright. The Telstra Decision departed from the well known decision in Telstra Corporation Limited v Desktop Marketing Systems Pty Ltd [2001] FCA 612 ("Desktop Marketing"), which on the facts bore a striking similarity to the Telstra Decision. No doubt the Federal Court's reasoning was af......
  • Star Trolls: Attack Of The Clones
    • Malaysia
    • Mondaq Malaysia
    • 5 March 2020
    ...legal position that was supported by the Full Federal Court of Australia in Desktop Marketing Systems Pty Ltd v Telstra Corporation Ltd (2002) 119 FCR 491. Subsequently, by the time the dispute between Telstra and Phone Directories went to trial, the High Court of Australia had changed the ......
6 books & journal articles
  • The vanishing author in computer-generated works: a critical analysis of recent Australian case law.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 Nbr. 3, December 2012
    • 1 December 2012
    ...copyright infringement is much higher since, in contrast to the outcome in Telstra Corporation Ltd v Desktop Marketing Systems Pry Ltd (2001) 181 ALR 134 ('Desktop'), affd Desktop Marketing Systems Pry Ltd v Telstra Corporation Ltd (2002) 119 FCR 491 ('Desktop (Appeal)'), mere 'sweat of the......
  • RIGHTS IN GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION: A SHIFTING LEGAL TERRAIN.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 41 Nbr. 3, April 2018
    • 1 April 2018
    ...McDougall Pty Ltd v Robinson (1917) 23 CLR 49, 52. (85) Ibid 52-3. (86) Desktop Marketing Systems Pty Ltd v Telstra Corporation Ltd (2002) 119 FCR 491, 532-5 (87) Geographia (n 58) 210. (88) Ibid. (89) Ibid. (90) Ibid 218. (91) Dodge and Kitchin, 'Crowdsourced Cartography' (n 74) 26. (92) D......
  • Curing the authorless void: protecting computer-generated works following IceTV and Phone Directories.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 37 Nbr. 1, April - April 2013
    • 1 April 2013
    ...the authors who contributed to the Works, it is unnecessary to consider [the issue of joint authorship] further': at 684 [337]. (126) (2001) 181 ALR 134, 136 (127) Ibid. (128) Ibid. (129) See also Susan Butler (ed), Macquarie Dictionary (5th ed, 2009) 275, which defines 'cooperate' as 'to w......
  • Works of Artistic Craftsmanship in the High Court of Australia: The Exception as Paradigm Copyright Work
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 36-3, September 2008
    • 1 September 2008
    ...to the High Court. That appeal was allowed, _____________________________________________________________________________________ 6 (2002) 119 FCR 491 ('Desktop Marketing Systems'), affirming Telstra Corporation Ltd v Desktop Marketing Systems Pty (2001) 181 ALR 134. 7 See also Justine Pila......
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