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Merck Sharpe & Dohme sues Sandoz to block Januvia generic
Intellectual Property 2021-02-15 9:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

US pharmaceutical giant Merck Sharp & Dohme has taken Sandoz to court for allegedly threatening to infringe the patent for its multibillion-dollar diabetes drugs Janumet […]

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Law firm ordered to cease acting in $51M property spat with ex-client
Legal Ethics 2021-02-15 3:59 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ordered a Melbourne-based law firm to stop acting for property company Xriso in a case against a former client over the terms […]

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‘Blue veined or not’: Delegate says ‘Roquehort’ mark would mislead cheese buyers
Intellectual Property 2021-02-15 12:18 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A French geographical indication body has triumphed in its opposition to a bid to trade mark the name ‘Chateau Roquehort’ for dairy products, with a […]

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Beckman Coulter’s removal application to be heard with ‘Access’ trade mark appeal
Intellectual Property 2021-02-12 5:16 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

US biotech company Gen-Probe’s bid for the removal of rival Beckman Coulter’s ‘Access’ trade marks will be heard alongside its appeal of a ruling from […]

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Judge questions whether novel PFAS class action should go to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-02-12 3:16 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has raised the possibility of referring a class action against the Morrison government for allegedly contaminating Indigenous land with toxic firefighting foam to […]

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Commonwealth Bank won’t defend ASIC case over $2.9M in overcharged interest
Financial Services 2021-02-12 12:14 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Proceedings launched by ASIC in December accusing the Commonwealth Bank of Australia of saddling consumers with $2.9 million in inflated interest rates on their business […]

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Appeals court overturns three counts against jailed fraudster who scammed Magpies fans
White Collar 2021-02-11 9:32 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Jailed con artist Douglas Johnston, who was convicted of defrauding investors of $815,000 in 2019, has successfully appealed three of nine dishonesty charges, with a […]

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Vagisil maker wins appeal to halt European rival’s trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-02-11 3:40 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The maker of Vagisil feminine hygiene products has successfully overturned a ruling that denied its bid to stop a European competitor from registering Vagisan as […]

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Judge ‘tempted’ to allow Arrium liquidator to give expert evidence at trial
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-11 3:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has indicated that he will allow Arrium Group’s liquidator to give expert evidence at an upcoming trial in proceedings against the steel giant’s […]

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Ex-Freedom Foods GC strikes back at serious misconduct claims
Employment 2021-02-10 6:37 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A former Freedom Foods group general counsel is seeking aggravated damages from the food and beverage manufacturer for claiming in court filings that she was […]

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