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Surfstitch judge says court can’t drop opt-out notice to class
Class Actions November 16, 2018 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by the applicants in two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch to push forward with a proposed […]

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Quintis class action lawyers want to peek at insurance docs
Class Actions November 8, 2018 2:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers leading a class action against Quintis want the failed sandalwood oil producer to hand over evidence of any insurance policy that could cover the […]

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Advangen must pay Ikon $1M for TV ads despite buyer’s remorse
Media November 7, 2018 9:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hair loss treatment company Advangen International has been ordered to fork over $940,000 to advertising agency Ikon Communications after refusing to pay for an ad […]

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Fueltrac to sue Queensland over copyright for pump price report
Intellectual Property November 7, 2018 11:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court will hear a dispute between Fueltrac and the State of Queensland over the copyright for the fuel data reporting company’s monthly pump […]

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Vittoria wins challenge to another Mondelez coffee machine patent
Intellectual Property November 2, 2018 11:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australian coffee maker Vittoria Food & Beverage has won another challenge to a patent for a coffee pod system filed by a unit of Mondelez […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement in peril as debate rages over opt-out notice
Class Actions November 1, 2018 8:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judges do not have the power to approve a class action settlement without first issuing an opt-out notice to group members, the court-appointed contradictor in […]

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ACCC probes Kogan over promotion
Competition & Consumer Protection October 29, 2018 11:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Online retailer Kogan.com said Monday it’s facing an investigation by the ACCC into one of its promotions. The discount site revealed the investigation in a […]

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Woolworths bags $100M shareholder class action
Class Actions October 25, 2018 9:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Woolworths has shot back at claims in a shareholder class action that it breached its continuous disclosure obligations, saying the lawsuit doesn’t allege there was […]

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Full Court to hear Trident Seafoods trade mark appeal
Intellectual Property October 25, 2018 10:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

US seafood giant Trident Seafoods has filed an appeal over a trade mark registration by Australian rival Trident Foods, which will be heard by the […]

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Heinz drops appeal in sugary kids snacks case
Appeals October 24, 2018 12:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

H.J. Heinz Company has dropped its appeal of a ruling that it marketed its sugary snacks to kids as healthy, after the ACCC won a […]

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