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Boral denies loss claims in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-09-15 2:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Boral has denied that shareholders bringing two class actions against it over financial irregularities in its North America windows business suffered any loss, saying that […]

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Merck Sharp & Dohme appeals judgment tossing Januvia patent extension
Intellectual Property 2021-09-10 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Merck Sharp & Dohme is seeking to overturn a judgment refusing an extension of a patent covering its Januvia and Janumet diabetes drugs that would […]

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NAB super class action must cover bases with group members after landmark ruling
Class Actions 2021-08-23 2:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a Federal Court class action against NAB superannuation trustee NULIS has been ordered to find a sample group member in light of […]

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Court throws out Merck Sharp & Dohme’s Januvia patent extension
Intellectual Property 2021-08-12 2:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has dealt US drug giant Merck Sharp & Dohme a devastating blow, overturning an “untenable” patent term extension which would have protected […]

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IP Australia accuses judge of ‘impermissible gloss’ on patent term extension law
Appeals 2021-07-15 5:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

IP Australia has appealed a ruling granting drug company Ono Pharmaceutical a patent extension for a cancer immunotherapy drug, calling it an “impermissible gloss” on […]

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Court finds Ford PowerShift cars defective, in victory for class action
Class Actions 2021-06-29 1:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

In a win for a long-running class action against US auto giant Ford on behalf of owners of 70,000 vehicles, a judge has found that […]

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Court throws out ‘absurd’ ruling on patent term extensions
Intellectual Property 2021-06-16 1:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has overturned a ruling from the Australian Patent Office that shortened the amount of time available to companies under patent term extensions, saying […]

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‘It’s not a good look’: Judge doesn’t want Suncorp class action to ‘hang around’
Class Actions 2021-06-02 9:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a conflicted remuneration class action against Suncorp has locked in a trial date for May next year over the protests of the […]

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Court can order class action opt out notices for limited number of group members, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-27 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found he has power to order that opt out notices be sent to a limited number of Boral shareholders eligible to join […]

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Boral ruling a warning to class action lawyers to be on their best behaviour
Class Actions 2021-04-01 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judgment in a heated carriage fight between three class actions against construction giant Boral provides some guidance to law firms about conduct that could […]

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