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WA Premier can’t shield text messages with AG about Mineralogy bill
Defamation 2022-01-19 4:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Clive Palmer has won his bid to view text messages between Western Australian premier Mark McGowan and the state attorney-general discussing a bill to ban […]

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WA Premier engaged in ‘disgraceful and dishonourable’ conduct, Clive Palmer tells defamation judge
Defamation 2021-11-11 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The court has given the green light to an amended defamation defence by Clive Palmer which accuses Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan of “disgraceful and […]

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Tax commissioner defamed accountant Vanda Gould but has valid defence
Defamation 2021-10-25 3:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Embattled Sydney accountant Vanda Gould has lost his defamation case against the Commissioner of Taxation, with a court finding Chris Jordan’s defamatory comments constituted a […]

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Fairfax to compensate PNG minister, ‘ludicrous’ objection to orders shot down
Defamation 2021-09-21 3:40 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Nine subsidiary Fairfax Media has agreed to pay compensation to a Papua New Guinea politician who sued the publisher for defamation for allegedly engaging in […]

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High Court finds media responsible for third-party Facebook comments
Defamation 2021-09-08 3:13 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The High Court has found that media outlets are responsible for the publication of defamatory third-party comments on news stories posted to their Facebook pages, […]

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Judge says Nine’s ‘pride or ego’ only reason for alleged defamatory articles staying online
Defamation 2021-08-25 6:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a Papua New Guinean politician’s defamation lawsuit has criticised Nine’s refusal to take down two allegedly defamatory articles ahead of a delayed […]

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WA premier chips away at Clive Palmer’s defence in border closure defamation case
Defamation 2021-04-28 8:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has partially struck out mining magnate Clive Palmer’s defence to WA Premier Mark McGowan’s defamation claim over statements which allegedly accused the premier […]

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McGowan says Clive Palmer can’t defend truth of criminal cover up imputation
Defamation 2020-12-11 10:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Billionaire Clive Palmer cannot defend the truth of alleged defamatory imputations that Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan tried to “cover up” criminal acts and was […]

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High Court won’t hear Kraft, Bega peanut butter trade dress dispute
Appeals 2020-11-13 4:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court won’t wade into Kraft-Heinz’s intellectual property dispute with Bega after the US food giant came up short twice its battle over the […]

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Bega triumphs again in $60M battle over peanut butter IP rights
Intellectual Property 2020-04-14 3:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kraft has lost an appeal in its high-stakes legal battle against Bega over the right to use its distinctive peanut butter trade dress in Australia. […]

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