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Judge lifts injunction won by State Street against Maurice Blackburn’s Fearless Girl
Intellectual Property February 21, 2019 9:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has persuaded a judge to lift a temporary injunction that blocked the law firm from going ahead with plans to unveil a replica […]

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Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson can access names of local councils behind class action
Class Actions February 21, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson has won access to the identities of local councils suing it in a NSW class action brought by Quinn Emanuel alleging the broker charged the councils excessive premiums.

ABC, Fairfax slam judge’s ‘narrow’ definition of espionage in Chau Chak Wing appeal
Defamation February 21, 2019 3:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Media organisations ABC and Fairfax have argued that a judge’s definition of espionage was “artificially narrow” when striking out their truth defence to a defamation case brought by Chinese philanthropist Dr Chau Chak Wing.

Gov’t sued for supplying water to Adani’s $2B Carmichael coal mine
Energy & Natural Resources February 20, 2019 3:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government failed to read public submissions in approving a “flawed” assessment of a project supplying Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal mine with over 12.5 billion litres of water, an environmental group has told a court.

“Something’s gone terribly wrong”: CIMIC slammed by class action judge
Class Actions February 19, 2019 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has reprimanded CIMIC Group’s preparations to defend a class action against it, saying a late attempt to file critical evidence was a sign […]

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Neurim wins fight to amend patent for top-selling Circadin amid infringement case
Intellectual Property February 19, 2019 7:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Drug maker Neurim Pharmaceuticals has won a bid to amend its Australian patent for top selling sleeping pill Circadin over the protests of two generic […]

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Draft expert reports fair game in $100M Gladstone Ports class action
Class Actions February 19, 2019 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gladstone Ports has won access to draft expert reports prepared by Clyde & Co in its $100 million class action against the Queensland government owned […]

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Leyonhjelm loses second bid to dodge Hanson-Young defamation case
Defamation February 19, 2019 11:57 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has lost his challenge to a ruling that denied his request for speedy dismissal of a defamation lawsuit by Greens […]

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Judge rules for investors in class action over conman Peter Foster’s sports betting scam
Class Actions February 18, 2019 11:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled for investors in a class action alleging they sank $12.3 million into a sports trading scam masterminded by convicted conman Peter […]

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Allergan snips Botox trade mark case against Self Care
Intellectual Property February 18, 2019 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical giant Allergan has streamlined its trade mark case against Self Care Corporation, which makes products marketed as Botox alternatives. Allergan dropped its infringement claims […]

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