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Mylan loses Lipidil appeal, despite court finding proof of intention not needed for Swiss-style claims
Intellectual Property July 3, 2020 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mylan Health has lost its challenge to a ruling that invalidated three patents related to its blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipidil, despite the appeals court finding […]

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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance July 3, 2020 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three law firms will represent the insurers in new proceedings launched to resolve a $46 million insurance question delaying settlement of two shareholder class actions against sandlewood producer Quintis, bringing the total number of law firms working on the class action to eight.

‘Disruptive and unsatisfactory’: Hytera slammed for late stage bid to adjourn copyright trial
Intellectual Property July 3, 2020 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Motorola has slammed Chinese radio manufacturer Hytera’s “disruptive and unsatisfactory” request to adjourn a highly anticipated copyright trial over the alleged theft of source code which is due to begin in three weeks.

Pelvic mesh judge calls for ‘someone who understands how to plead a representative proceeding’
Product Liability July 2, 2020 8:52 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has adjourned an interlocutory application because of deficient pleadings in a class action brought against three medical device manufacturers and a former doctor […]

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Bayer defeats Norbrook opposition to animal antiseptic patent
Intellectual Property July 2, 2020 4:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A delegate of IP Australia has tossed opposition by veterinary pharmaceutical company Norbrook Laboratories to a patent by rival animal health specialist Bayer New Zealand […]

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‘The scheme has failed’: Court appoints provisional liquidators to Mayfair’s IPO Wealth
Financial Services July 2, 2020 12:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has appointed provisional liquidators to the IPO Wealth Group, rejecting claims by the firm’s sole director that the move would severely damage his reputation and that of the wider Mayfair group.

‘Tabloid crusade’: Judges toss Daily Telegraph’s appeal in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Appeals July 2, 2020 9:37 am By Alison Eveleigh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found it defamed Geoffrey Rush in articles that accused the Oscar-winning […]

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Spotless on the hook for redundancy pay after losing appeal
Employment July 1, 2020 9:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Cleaning services giant Spotless must pay redundancy entitlements to a group of workers it sacked, after failing to convince a court of appeal that it […]

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Barristers say virtual hearings should not become the new normal
Coronavirus July 1, 2020 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

The courts are to be congratulated for swiftly adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic by introducing virtual hearings, but barristers told Lawyerly they were raring to […]

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Janssen to expand patent case against Juno over generic HIV drug
Intellectual Property July 1, 2020 4:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Drug manufacturer Janssen wants to expand its high stakes case against Juno Pharmaceuticals over its HIV drug Prezista, alleging Juno’s plans to launch a generic […]

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