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Bega admits to using Kraft-branded shippers
Intellectual Property September 19, 2018 1:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bega has admitted to allegations by Kraft that it distributed its peanut butter in boxes with the Kraft logo on the outside, but says it […]

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Kleenex flushable wipes an ‘environmental catastophe’, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection September 17, 2018 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched its opening volley against consumer goods giant Kimberly-Clark Australia, saying its Kleenex ‘flushable’ wipes were unsuitable for […]

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Maker of iconic French press sues to block copycat device
Intellectual Property September 13, 2018 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bodum, maker of the popular glass French press coffee maker, has sued an Australian company for allegedly copying the design and getup of its iconic […]

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Woolworths faces $100M shareholder class action over profit guidance
Securities September 11, 2018 9:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Supermarket giant Woolworths has been hit with a class action on behalf of investors who allegedly suffered losses when the company revised its sales and […]

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Bellamy’s wants judge to limit costs of competing class actions
Class Actions September 7, 2018 9:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

A year after the Federal Court issued its important ruling on competing class actions and foreshadowed orders prohibiting duplicative legal fees, the company at the […]

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Sanitarium, Rebel appeal ruling in $1.4M suit over promotion campaign
Contracts September 7, 2018 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cereal giant Sanitarium and retailer Rebel Sports are challenging a decision dismissing proceedings against a UK marketing company amid a contractual dispute over a recent […]

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Monster Energy loses challenges to trade mark registrations
Intellectual Property September 6, 2018 6:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Energy drink giant Monster Energy Company has  come up short in two oppositions to trade mark registrations which it claimed would infringe its marks. Monster […]

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Hearing aid cos. face $2.5M fine over misleading ads
Consumer Goods September 6, 2018 1:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two hearing aid companies have agreed to pay a $2.5 million penalty over ads that misled pensioners about benefits available under the government’s Hearing Services […]

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Reckitt wins round in challenge to S.C. Johnson toilet bowl cleaner patent
Intellectual Property September 5, 2018 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has successfully opposed a proposed patent for a toilet bowl cleaner filed by rival S.C. Johnson, but a delegate for […]

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‘Poisonous relationship’ sends $2.5M Shark Tank winners to court
Restructuring & Insolvency September 4, 2018 9:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The two directors of biodegradable coffee pod startup iCapsulate have been ordered into mediation to try to resolve a feud over whether to liquidate the […]

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