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Fonterra loses lawsuit seeking to halt use of ‘Bega’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-02-25 8:08 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has rejected Fonterra’s bid to restrain Bega from using the Bega trade mark on packaging for peanut butter and nut products as well […]

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Scotsburn bushfire class action settles for $10.5M
Class Actions 2020-05-13 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action launched over the Scotsburn bushfire that burnt down 12 homes and ravaged over 4,000 hectares in Victoria in December 2015 has reached […]

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Bega did not waive legal professional privilege by probing cancer-stricken witness
Intellectual Property 2020-03-09 12:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fonterra Brands has been blocked from accessing documents recording a witness statement made and later disputed by Bega’s executive chairman, in a dispute between the […]

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Judge signs off on $725K in fees in $1.2M recycling plant fire class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-10-07 10:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved $725,000 in fees for Maddens Lawyers in signing off on a $1.2 million settlement in a class action over a 2017 […]

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Carwoola bushfire class action wins bid to pursue insurer
Insurance 2019-08-27 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The lead applicant in a class action over the Carwoola bushfire has been given the greenlight to go after CGU Insurance for loss and damage […]

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Addisons partner can inspect documents in Bega, Fonterra trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property 2019-04-05 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bega Cheese has presuaded a court to allow a partner from Addisons Lawyers to access select confidential documents, expanding the confidentiality regime at the heart […]

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Fonterra denied strict confidentiality regime in Bega trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property 2018-08-29 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a bid for a strict regime for dealing with confidential information in a lawsuit between cheese giants Fonterra and Bega over […]

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