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Full Federal Court to rule on common fund order question in 7-Eleven class actions
Class Actions 2020-09-29 2:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court will weigh in on whether common fund orders can be made at settlement in two class actions against 7-Eleven, with a […]

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With trial delayed a year, 7-Eleven class actions to pay another $3M in security for costs
Franchise 2020-07-13 8:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has ordered two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees to pay $3 million in security for costs as trial in […]

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Parties in 7-Eleven class actions clash over costs after $3.1M discovery ‘blowout’
Franchise 2020-06-22 4:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parties in two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees have clashed over the convenience store giant’s alleged $3.1 million discovery costs […]

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Litigation funder wins access to docs in parking patent dispute against City of Melbourne
Intellectual Property 2020-06-12 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder backing a patent lawsuit by tech firm Vehicle Management Systems over an invention used by the City of Melbourne to time parked vehicles […]

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7-Eleven must hand over legal bills ahead of class action fight over security for costs  
Class Actions 2020-05-25 3:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A security for costs fight is looming in the two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees, and the convenience store giant, which […]

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7-Eleven class action trial delayed due to coronavirus
Class Actions 2020-05-08 6:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parties in two class actions against 7-Eleven brought on behalf of franchisees have agreed to delay an upcoming hearing by ten months, due to […]

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Judge says watching trial on iPad in lockdown scenario would be ‘unsatisfactory’
Intellectual Property 2020-03-25 12:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the trial in a trade secrets case brought by Australian auto electronics developer Directed Electronics OE against its rivals is considering how […]

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City of Melbourne fights damages in parking patent case
Intellectual Property 2020-03-05 12:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The City of Melbourne has rejected a claim for damages for allegedly infringing a patented parking detection system created by tech firm Vehicle Monitoring Systems, […]

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Judge allows docs despite ‘real risk’ of prosecution for ex-Directed Electronics manager
Intellectual Property 2020-02-17 11:44 am By Miklos Bolza

A former manager of Australian electronics automotive developer Directed Electronics OE has failed to block access to certain documents in a corporate theft case, despite […]

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Full Federal Court rejects US exception to privilege against self incrimination
Appeals 2019-11-05 3:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The sole director and shareholder of OE Solutions can challenge a ruling ordering him to hand over seized documents to Australian automotive electronics developer Directed […]

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