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Category: Case Law

IceTV wins appeal against Nine in database copyright case

IceTV Pty Limited v Nine Network Australia Pty Limited [2009] HCA 14 (22 April 2009) [AUSTLII] Summary The supreme court of Australia has found for the online TV media guide IceTV, in their long running copyright dispute with Australian TV broadcaster, the Nine Network. Channel 9 claimed that IceTV infringed copyright of the weekly TV guide which Nine produce for distribution via licensed parties such as newspapers. IceTV’s position was that their guide was an an original work, due to the method of production of their database guide: