The Australian Association of National Advertisers has issued a Best Practice Guideline on Responsible Marketing Communications in the Digital Space to assist brand owners in adopting best practices for advertising on digital platforms.
On 4 March 2013, an appeal was lodged against the decision made by Justice Nicholas in Cancer Voices Australia v Myriad Genetics Inc  FCA 65. The decision of Justice Nicholas was the first Australian decision regarding the validity of gene patents.
Google has emerged victorious in its six year battle with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over the extent of Google's liability for misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to its AdWords program.
The High Court has refused to grant Optus leave to appeal the decision made by the Full Court of the Federal Court that its TV Now subscription service infringed copyright in broadcasts of NRL and AFL football games.