The ACCC has expressed concerns about the proposed merger of telecoms TPG and Vodafone, saying the deal could substantially lessen competition and lead to higher-priced mobile plans.
Rokt has won its bid to patent a digital advertising system, the first major court victory in one of three challenges to IP Australia’s stance on the patentability of computer software.
A judge has expressed skepticism of Bannister Law’s plan to hire powerhouse US lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the September 11th victims compensation and BP oil spill funds, to mediate class actions against Volkwagen over its emissions cheating scandal, saying the car maker had shown no interest in settling despite the risk of “horrendous” penalties.
Foxtel has been hit with a $25,200 fine over its aggressive telemarketers, who continued to push the company’s products and services even after consumers said they wished to get off the phone.
Shenzen-based Hytera Communications has won its bid to have a new copyright case brought against it by Motorola Solutions heard separately from a patent infringement trial scheduled to begin in July next year.
A month after Network 10 vowed to fiercely defend against a trade mark infringement case by Fairfax Media over its new ’10 Boss’ logo, the TV broadcaster has agreed to drop the name.
Seven class actions against auto makers that sold cars equipped with defective Takata airbags can allege the car makers’ silence constituted misleading and deceptive conduct.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has promised it will stay away from the depositions of two former Rio Tinto executives in proceedings underway in the US, as it pursues a parallel case over allegedly misleading market statements the mining company made about the reserves of a $4 billion coal acquisition.
A judge has signed off on a $6.7 million settlement in a shareholder class action against mining firm MacMahon Holdings that will see group members get $2.4 million, or 35 per cent, of the total sum.
Digital ad startup Unlockd was forced to drop its competition lawsuit against Google in October after entering administration, but the issue may yet be revived by the regulator, which has revealed a misuse of market power probe is underway, and it has the contours of the startup’s case.
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The court will issue a judgment Wednesday in one of two closely watched cases awaiting judgment that may move the dial on the patentability of […]