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Cargill ordered to give Glencore info on unauthorised barley use
Corporate January 14, 2019 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Agricultural giant Cargill has been ordered to hand over documents to Glencore regarding its use of an unauthorised type of barley before and after its […]

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No fast end to McDonald’s hipster cafe trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property January 14, 2019 10:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A David versus Goliath trade mark battle between an iconic Melbourne pub and McDonald’s over the global food giant’s new hipster cafe will continue, after […]

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Bellamy’s ‘very ambitious’ in bid for $4.5M cost cap, judge says
Class Actions December 17, 2018 10:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge looked dimly Monday on a pitch by baby food maker Bellamy’s to limit to $4.5 million the costs incurred by the law firms […]

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Viterra says others lied about malt quality, judge wants to know who
Corporate December 14, 2018 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra can amend its defence mid-trial in its dispute with Cargill over the $420 sale of its Joe White malt business to argue it was […]

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Funder in Murray Goulburn class action seeks 28% cut
Class Actions December 11, 2018 1:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The funder that’s bankrolling one of two shareholder class actions against Murray Goulburn is seeking court approval for a funding agreement under which it would […]

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D’Aquino Bros says it can prove its Scotch Whisky is the real deal
Intellectual Property December 10, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defending against a fourth trade mark infringement lawsuit by the UK’s Scotch Whisky Association, Australian liquor retailer D’Aquino Bros has told a court all of […]

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In tossing Made In Australia case, court clarifies ‘substantial transformation’ test
Competition & Consumer Protection December 3, 2018 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ruled that Chinese vitamin company Nature’s Care cannot sell its imported fish oil and vitamin D with the ‘Made In Australia’ logo […]

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Major dairy players to tweak contracts to address ACCC concerns
Consumer Goods December 3, 2018 12:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Five dairy processors have agreed to make changes to their supply contracts to address the ACCC’s concerns that certain terms were unfair to dairy farmers. […]

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Nestle unit wins patent for internet-connected coffee machine
Intellectual Property November 27, 2018 12:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of Nestle unit has defeated an opposition to a patent for an internet-connected coffee machine that would allow users to read news and […]

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ASIC seeks provisional liquidators for Chinese bottled water co.
Restructuring & Insolvency November 26, 2018 10:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

ASIC wants provisional liquidators appointed to Chinese bottled water supplier Tianmei Beverage to determine whether the company has breached the Corporations Act and should be […]

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