A judge has rejected a bid by the applicants in two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch to push forward with a proposed settlement of the cases without an opt-out notice to group members.
Rebel Wilson has lost a bid to have the High Court reconsider an appeals court’s decision to slash her record $4.75 million award in a defamation case against Bauer Media to $600,000.
Motorola Solutions wants to amend its pleadings in an ongoing patent case against Shenzen-based Hytera Communications to add copyright claims relating to the source code for the radio devices at the centre of the dispute.
Broadcaster Alan Jones declined an offer to settle a lawsuit alleging he defamed a prominent Queensland family by blaming them for the deaths of 12 people in the 2011 Grantham floods because he would not agreed to the terms of a proposed apology.
A court on Thursday hit property spruiker We Buy Houses and its sole director, Richard ‘Rick’ Otton, with a record $18 million in total fines for misleading property investors with claims they could learn to buy real estate for $1.
Network 10 told a court Thursday it would “fiercely defend” a trade mark case brought by Fairfax Media over 10’s recent rebrand and its newly approved trade mark, 10 Boss.
Defending a class action alleging its vehicle warranties were worthless, a unit of car leasing company McMillan Shakespeare said it has paid out claims to more 3,600 drivers, and was obligated to consider each claim “on its merits”.
The former directors of Starcom have lost their bid to stay proceedings brought by the company’s liquidator alleging they knew the IT solutions provider was insolvent almost two years before it was wound up.
Cable TV giant Foxtel has succeeded in a second challenge to a digital download patent by a subsidiary of global tech giant Cognizant, but IP Australia has given the patent owner yet another go at fixing it.
The Copyright Agency has brought proceedings against the peak body representing Australia’s universities over copyright costs, after negotiations over a new licencing agreement broke down.
A court has delivered a loss for Germany-based B. Braun Melsungen, dismissing its allegations that US-based device manufacturer Becton Dickinson infringed three of its intravenous catheter […]
The accountants for fraudster Scott Williams, the man behind the multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme Centaur Litigation, lost a bid to amend their defence to limit […]
California-based acai berry company Sambazon Inc. has resolved legal action that accused its former Australian distributors of co-opting the company’s Amazonian narrative to promote a […]