A federal judge has lit a fire under the law firm leading the Westpac life insurance class action, saying if it wanted to apply for a stay while the bank appeals his common fund order, it should do so “immediately”.
Motorola has slammed an attempt by Hytera Communications to limit discovery in a long-running patent dispute between the companies, saying documents withheld by the Shenzen-based radio manufacturer come nowhere close to being state secrets protected under Chinese law.
Optus has agreed to fork over $10 million in penalties after admitting it billed customers for premium phone services they didn’t sign up for, the consumer watchdog said Wednesday.
Creditors of the failed Arrium Group have won access to documents handed over by third parties to the company’s administrators for possible civil proceedings against the steel producer, which collapsed owing $2.3 billion.
A South Korean biotech company has filed an appeal with the Federal Court after an Ashurst partner succeeded in opposing the company’s proposed patent for a genome editing technology.
The punk icons behind the vibrant hair dye Manic Panic have defeated an opposition to their bid to register the trade mark “Tish” for hair care products in Australia.
The former CEO of a Victoria-based credit union has been hit with a criminal charge in relation to an ASIC probe into voting irregularities during a 2015 election for two company board seats.
The battle over competing shareholder class actions against failed sandalwood oil producer Quintis is heating up, with law firm Gadens launching a bid to shut down the case brought by Bannister Law, attacking its rival’s experience and resources.
Hyundai Engineering and Steel Industries has been granted almost $5.6 million in compensation in a case against Australian company Alfasi Steel over construction delays on Sydney’s International Convention Centre.
Industrial filter manufacturer Vokes will launch a cross claim against rival Laminar Air Flow, arguing a 17-year old error which led to six of its trade marks being revoked can still be undone.
Food manufacturer Goodman Fielder has shot back against claims by rival Conga Foods that six of its trade marks for pasta products should be deregistered […]
A Federal Government committee has called on the ACCC and the courts to issue bigger fines to deter companies from breaching competition and consumer laws. […]
Sportsbet has won the dismissal of a trade mark lawsuit brought by a Melbourne-based snake handler who goes by the name of “snakeman” over an […]