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HWL Ebsworth defeats negligence lawsuit over Sydney land tender
Professional negligence 2020-12-09 1:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth has successfully defended a negligence lawsuit over the $25.5 million sale of Crown-owned Sydney land to property developer PPK Group, with a court […]

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Four months out from trial in 20-year-old trade mark spat, judge won’t add defendant
Intellectual Property 2021-03-30 2:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has denied an application by industrial filter manufacturer Laminar Air Flow to add a new respondent in a long-running trade mark dispute against […]

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Personal injury firm raises ‘serious concerns’ about irregularity of fees class action
Class Actions 2020-10-28 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A personal injury law firm is seeking to shut down a class action alleging it charged clients unreasonable fees, telling the court that there were […]

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Class action against personal injury law firm to be dropped
Personal injury 2020-11-23 1:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action alleging a national personal injury firm overcharged clients will be discontinued after the lawyer behind the case, who failed in his bid […]

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Monster Energy takes on ‘mother’ of a trade mark battle
Intellectual Property 2019-11-13 3:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Monster Energy has launched another Federal Court case against Vittoria Food & Beverage seeking to block the coffee maker from trading on the popularity of […]

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‘Mother’ consumers know best: IP Australia shuts down Monster Energy’s trade mark opposition
Intellectual Property 2019-11-08 11:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Monster Energy has lost its opposition to coffee company Vittoria Food & Beverage’s proposed ‘Mothersky’ trade mark, with a delegate of the Trade Marks Office […]

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Bean there, done that: Lavazza says it used ‘oro’ trade mark before Vittoria
Intellectual Property 2019-10-22 11:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Italian coffee manufacturer Lavazza has hit back against trade mark infringement allegations by Australian rival Vittoria over use of the word ‘oro’, saying Vittoria’s two […]

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Ex-HWL Ebsworth lawyer admitted errors in Sydney land tender, court hears
Real Estate 2019-06-19 8:13 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has heard a former HWL Ebsworth property lawyer admitted to errors in a due diligence report missing crucial flood risk information that is […]

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HWL Ebsworth partners on trial for alleged negligence over Sydney land tender
Real Estate 2019-06-14 11:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth’s partners are facing trial in a case blaming the law firm and the NSW government for losses stemming from the $28.5 million sale […]

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Activist suing super fund REST over climate change plan can’t cap adverse costs
Financial Services 2019-01-18 3:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An ecological landscaper suing the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust fund for an undeveloped climate change policy has lost an application for a maximum costs order […]

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