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Judge refuses ‘queue jumping’ request in Sirtex CEO insider trading case
White Collar July 19, 2019 1:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

An application by the former boss of Sirtex Medical for a sentencing date in the insider trading case against him has raised the ire of […]

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Aged care provider Estia Health hit with shareholder class action
Class Actions July 17, 2019 2:09 pm By Amelia Birnie

Residential aged care provider Estia Health says it will “vigorously defend” a class action filed by Phi Finney McDonald on behalf of shareholders who allege […]

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Condom maker Ansell settles SKYN trade mark spat
Intellectual Property July 17, 2019 1:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

Ansell has settled a dispute with a Perth cosmetic clinic over its proposed registration of the trade mark ‘SKYN Love The Skyn You’re In’, after […]

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Claims of stolen docs at heart of new suit against Pfizer over vaccine patent
Intellectual Property July 16, 2019 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Merck Sharp & Dohme has claimed ownership of a Pfizer patent related to the blockbuster Prevnar 13 vaccine, after a doctor who moved between the […]

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Subpoena not a ‘garden party invitation’: judge in pelvic mesh class action warns doctor groups
Class Actions July 16, 2019 8:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge overseeing the pelvic mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon has questioned why three doctor’s professional bodies tried to negotiate court […]

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Merck Sharp & Dohme loses key battle in trade mark case ahead of trial
Intellectual Property July 15, 2019 8:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has barred US drug company Merck Sharp & Dohme from denying that an agreement made with German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA was governed […]

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Allergan faces potential class action over breast implants linked to rare cancer
Personal injury July 12, 2019 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater & Gordon is probing a possible class action against Allergan Australia on behalf of women who developed a rare form of lymphoma linked to […]

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NSW Health to face underpayment class action by junior medical officers
Employment July 11, 2019 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Health is facing a potential class action alleging it underpaid junior medical officers who were denied wages for unscheduled or non-rostered hours worked. After […]

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Bayer hit with class action over contraceptive implants
Class Actions July 9, 2019 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater & Gordon has filed a class action against life sciences giant Bayer over allegedly defective contraceptive implants that caused serious side effects, requiring many […]

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Ex-Sirtex CEO pleads guilty to insider trading
White Collar July 3, 2019 3:25 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former CEO and director of biotech company Sirtex Medical, Gilman Wong, is facing a maximum ten years in prison after pleading guilty to insider […]

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