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Biosimilar drug makers settle IP spat over arthritis drug Humira
Intellectual Property January 21, 2020 2:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

German drug company Fresenius Kadi has resolved a patent case brought by Korean drug company Samsung Bioepis over a biosimilar of top selling arthritis drug […]

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Ten says report on genital silicone injections not defamatory, in public interest
Defamation January 21, 2020 2:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defending a defamation case brought by the head of a group of gay ‘pups’, Network Ten has argued that a report about an Australian man who died from genital silicone injections was substantially true and in the public interest.

Court has power to make cy-pres orders in class action settlements, judge says
Class Actions January 17, 2020 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who last month approved a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action against Radio Rentals has held that courts have power to […]

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Australia Post must pay damages after firing manager in face of union threats
Employment January 16, 2020 4:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has found Australia Post breached the employment contract of a compensation manager dismissed after “likely” threats by the CEPU resulted in the cancellation […]

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Judge won’t park patent infringement case over City of Melbourne’s vehicle sensor system
Intellectual Property January 15, 2020 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A data services company has failed to put the brakes on a patent infringement case by tech company Vehicle Monitoring Systems over a system used […]

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Former boss of music streaming platform Guvera disqualified for 2 years
Restructuring & Insolvency January 14, 2020 10:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

The head of failed global music streamer Guvera has been banned by the corporate regulator from managing corporations for two years for failing to avoid […]

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Bombardier must defend multimillion dollar contract spat on WA billionaire’s home turf
Contracts January 13, 2020 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Jet builder Bombardier has lost its appeal of a ruling by the Western Australia Supreme Court that it has jurisdiction to hear a multimillion dollar […]

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Hill & Smith employee who jumped ship to face patent claims
Intellectual Property January 13, 2020 8:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

UK-based company Hill & Smith Holdings has won court approval to expand its patent case against Australia-based Safe Barriers Pty Ltd for allegedly infringing its […]

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From angry clients to angrier ex-partners: law firms felt the sting of litigation in 2019
Business of Law January 10, 2020 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Running a law firm is not without risk, chief among them staring down a lawsuit by a client, an ex-partner or employee, even a rival […]

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Jury finds Kleenmaid founder guilty of $13M fraud against Westpac
White Collar January 10, 2020 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The founder of defunct whitegoods distributor Kleenmaid faces jail time after a jury on Friday found him guilty of 19 charges of fraud and insolvent […]

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