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Over protests, judge sets trial date in ASIC case against Tennis Australia duo
ASIC May 17, 2019 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has scheduled a three-week trial to begin November 4 in a case brought by the corporate regulator against two directors of Tennis Australia […]

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Lachlan Murdoch’s Nova wins fight with Huawei over Aussie trade mark
Intellectual Property May 15, 2019 4:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has rejected an application by Huawei Technologies to register the trade mark Nova after a challenge by radio giant Nova Entertainment, with a […]

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Bauer’s appeal victory means curtain call for Discover Downunder trade mark
Intellectual Property May 9, 2019 4:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bauer Consumer Media has won a five-year legal battle over Evergreen Television’s Discover Downunder trade mark, with the Full Federal Court setting aside a prior […]

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Guy Sebastian, ex-manager Titus Day take dispute off stage
Entertainment May 9, 2019 11:49 am By Miklos Bolza

Pop singer Guy Sebastian will enter mediation later this month in an attempt to settle his dispute with former manager Titus Day over allegedly unpaid […]

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Crown can’t block jailed employees from talking to class action lawyers over China crackdown
Class Actions May 8, 2019 3:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts have won their hard-fought battle to question ex-employees about the casino giant’s thwarted business in China, […]

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ASIC has no ace in case over Australian Open broadcast rights, ex-Tennis Australia head says
Entertainment May 7, 2019 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell has denied allegations by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that he breached his duties when awarding broadcasting rights […]

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Ticket reseller Viagogo duped customers, court finds
Competition & Consumer Protection April 18, 2019 1:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ticket reseller Viagogo will face penalties after the court found it duped customers into thinking it was an official ticket vendor and failed to disclose […]

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Rugby League stand-down rule ‘draconian’, court hears at Jack de Belin trial
Trials April 15, 2019 3:31 pm By Sam McKeith

An Australian Rugby League Commission rule barring St George Illawarra Dragons forward Jack de Belin from taking the field is “draconian” and “unfair”, a court […]

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Racing Victoria sues fantasy sports betting co. PlayUp over ‘Best Bets’ trade marks
Intellectual Property April 15, 2019 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Racing Victoria has dragged fantasy sports gambling company PlayUp to court for allegedly infringing its ‘Best Bets’ trade marks. In a lawsuit filed April 9, […]

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Clive Palmer not gonna take Twisted Sister’s copyright lawsuit without a fight
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 10:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Aspiring MP Clive Palmer has filed his defence against a lawsuit by US record label Universal Music over his take on the 1980s rock anthem […]

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